Oklahoma Board of Nursing
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Licensing for Military Members/Veterans and Spouses

The Oklahoma Board of Nursing (Board) has adopted rules and guidelines to assist active military and active military spouses in obtaining nursing licensure in a streamlined manner. Active military and active military spouses receive a personalized evaluation of the application submitted and professional advice regarding the most direct path to obtain nursing licensure.

Points of Contact for military-related questions:
The Board is committed to supporting our military veterans, active military, and active military spouses by offering licensure support services to qualified military families. For licensing questions or assistance, the Board provides the following points of contact:

Darcy Hammond, Licensing Manager (405) 962-1803
Jackye Ward, Deputy Director (405) 962-1809

Resources (This page will be routinely updated with additional information and resources):

For the military veteran with prior military medical training

Licensure renewal for active duty military

Expedited licensure for active duty military and active duty spouse

Military spouse relocation to Oklahoma

Fact Sheet - Nurse Licensure Compact - What You Need to Know: Federal/Military Nurses and Spouses Licensed RNs and LPNs

Access to Online Applications

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2501 N. Lincoln Blvd., Ste. 207
OKC, OK   73105
TEL: 405.962.1800 FAX: 405.962.1821

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