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Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistant Renewal Reminder Announcement

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (August 19, 2020) Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure (VIBNL) Vice-Chair, Ophelia Powell-Torres, reminds all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) that application packets for renewal period 2021-2022 should be submitted no later than December 15, 2020.


All packets must be received by December 15, 2020, to ensure license approval and issuance by January 1, 2021. Applications received or postmarked after December 31, 2020, will incur a lapsed penalty fee of $200.00 for active status renewal and $30.00 for inactive status renewal in addition to the renewal fee to renew the license.


All appropriate fees should be submitted via a certified check or money order. The VIBNL will not accept cash, personal checks, or international payment instruments. Applications are available at the Department of Health’s website:


Applicants should make all efforts to download their application via the Department of Health website to ensure timely receipt and processing with the Board.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions we can be contacted at (340) 690-9326 or (340)774-7477 Ext 56977 for any further questions or concerns.


Thank you for your kind cooperation.


The Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to all our nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.