How to Become an LPN in New Hampshire
To become an LPN in New Hampshire you will need to:
- Attend a practical nursing program in the United States.
- Apply for licensure with the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. You can apply online, or by mail with the form at http://www.nh.gov/nursing/general/index.html.
- Pay the appropriate application fee.
- Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.
- Complete and submit the FBI fingerprint card for a criminal background check according to Board instructions.
- Register for the NCLEX exam at http://www.pearsonvue.com/nclex/. The exam fee is $200.
- Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam. Exam results are available 48 hours after the exam on the website http://state.nh.us/nursing under License Verification. Results by mail are available one week after the exam.
Did you know that LPNs in New Hampshire earn a mean hourly wage of $21.01 or a mean annual wage of $43,690?
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008
New Hampshire Board of Nursing
21 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301-2341
Phone: (603) 271-2323
Fax: (603) 271-6605