LPN Training in Nevada

How to Become an LPN in Nevada

To become an LPN in Nevada you will need to:  

  1. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete an application form for licensure. You can get one here for RN-LPN application for license by examination. Your application must include a $90 application fee.
  3. Once your application form is received by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, the Board will send you a set of fingerprint cards (Form FD-258). Get fingerprinted at a state law enforcement agency or with a private fingerprinting service. Complete the fingerprint submission form and mail the fingerprint cards, along with a payment for $51.25, to the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
  4. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are authorized to test, take and pass the exam.
  7. Receive your license from the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

You can renew a Nevada PN license online or by mail.

Did you know that LPNs in Nevada earn a mean hourly wage of $22.41 or a mean annual wage of $46,610?

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008

Nevada State Board of Nursing

5011 Meadowood Mall Way, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502


Schools offering LPN Programs in Nevada


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Everest College , Henderson
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Milan Institute , Las Vegas
  • A school group owned and operated by the Yasuda family since 1985.
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  • A private career college located in Sparks, Nevada, near Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Mountains.
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