Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses [18 VAC 90 ‑ 30]
Implementation of Nurse Licensure Compact
Action 1548
General Information
Action Summary Regulations for initial licensure as a nurse practitioner and for renewal or reinstatement of that license require that a person hold a current Virginia license as a registered nurse. Amended regulations include a multistate licensure privilege as an acceptable alternative to licensure as a registered nurse.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2806 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 07/14/2005.
2970 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/11/2005.
3197 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/27/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Sutie 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.