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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 30]
Implementation of Nurse Licensure Compact
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.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2806 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 7/14/2005.
2970 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/11/2005.
3197 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/27/2005.
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.