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Territorial Nurses Are Renewal Reminder and CNA Examination Announcement

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (September 25, 2019) Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure (VIBNL) Chairperson, Ann Douté, reminds all Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) that application packets for renewal period 2020-2021 should be submitted no later than December 15, 2019.


All packets must be received by December 15, 2019, to ensure license approval and issuance by January 1, 2020. Applications received or postmarked after December 31, 2019, 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 by contacting the VIBNL’s office or online at the Department of Health’s website:


We will also like to announce that preparations are underway for the Nursing Assistant certification examination. Individuals who are interested in taking their skill and written examinations for certification are requested to contact the VIBNL before December 5, 2019. Please contact the Board’s office to receive an application.


We can be reached by calling (340) 774-7477 extension 5697, 5673, or 5677 or by visiting the office currently located on the fifth floor at the Schneider Regional Medical Center. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, at 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Please note that the office will be closed to the public from December 20th, 2019, through January 2nd, 2020, for end of year reconciliation and will re-open on January 3rd, 2020.


Thank you for your kind cooperation.


The Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure wishes all a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year.



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