How to Become an LPN in North Dakota
To become an LPN in North Dakota you will need to:
- Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
- Apply for North Dakota licensure online. The examination fee is $110
and the Criminal History Record Check processing fee is $20.
- Complete the Criminal History Record Check per the instructions that will be sent to you.
- Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
- Register for the NCLEX exam at http://www.pearsonvue.com/nclex/. The exam fee is $200.
- The director of the nursing school you attended must sign and send a completed Certificate of Completion form.
- Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.
- Receive your license from the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
Did you know that LPNs in North Dakota earn a mean hourly wage of $16.48 or a mean annual wage of $34,270?
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008
North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785