To become an LPN in Alabama you will need to:
- Attend a nursing school approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and have your school send the official transcripts to the Board.
- Apply for licensure with the Alabama Board of Nursing and pay the $85 application fee. You can get an application form here
- Register for and pass the NCLEX-PN exam. You can register online here. The exam fee is $200.
- Receive your license from the Alabama Board of Nursing.
If you fail the exam, you can take it again. However, you will need to pay an $85 retake fee.
LPN licenses in Alabama must be renewed every two years for a fee of $75.
Did you know that LPNs in Alabama earn a mean hourly wage of $16.60 or a mean annual wage of $34,520.