To become an LPN in Georgia, you will need to:
- Attend a practical nursing program in the United States.
- Complete an application form and have it notarized. You can get an application form here.
- Your application package must also include a passport-size photograph, proof of your registration for the NCLEX-PN exam with Pearson (register online here; the exam fee is $200), an education verification form filled out by the director of the nursing school you attended, and a $40 application fee.
- Receive your license from the Georgia State Board of Licensed Practical Nurses.
Did you know that LPNs in Georgia earn a mean hourly wage of $17.21 or a mean annual wage of $35,800?
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008