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LPN Training in West Virginia

How to Become an LPN in West Virginia

To become an LPN in West Virginia you will need to:

  1. Attend an accredited practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete an application form for licensure. You can get one here. You must include a passport-size photo that has been signed by you and the director of your nursing school as well as a $75 money order to cover the application fee.
  3. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  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 West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses

Did you know that LPNs in West Virginia earn a mean hourly wage of $15.20 or a mean annual wage of $31,620?

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

West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses

101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311


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