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LPN Training in Oregon

How to Become an LPN in Oregon

To become an LPN in Oregon 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. Your application must also include a passport-size photograph attached to the Examination Picture Identification form and the appropriate application fees. For those who graduated less than a year ago, the director of the nursing school you attended must also sign and send the form to the Oregon State Board of Nursing. For those who graduated more than a year ago, your signature on the Examination Picture Identification form must be notarized. The application fee is $160 and the fingerprinting fee in order to obtain a national criminal history record check is $52. You must also be fingerprinted and send the completed fingerprinting documents (per the application’s instructions) to the Board.
  3. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
  4. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  5. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam
  6. Receive your license from the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in Oregon earn a mean hourly wage of $20.88 or a mean annual wage of $43,420?

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

Oregon State Board of Nursing

17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97224


Schools offering LPN Programs in Oregon


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