LPN Training in Wisconsin

How to Become an LPN in Wisconsin

To become an LPN in Wisconsin you will need to:

  1. Attend an accredited practical nursing program in the United States that has been approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing.
  2. Complete an application form for licensure (Form #738). You can get one here. Your application must include a check for the $68 application fee.
  3. Your school of nursing must complete and send Form #259 to the Wisconsin Board of Nursing. Download the form at here.
  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

Did you know that LPNs in Wisconsin earn a mean hourly wage of $19.55 or a mean annual wage of $40,670?

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

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935


Physical Address:
1400 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703


Schools offering LPN Programs in Wisconsin


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