Alaska LPN licenses expire September 30th every even-numbered year.
The NCLEX-PN is the official licensure exam that students must pass after completing their LPN program. This examination contains roughly 100 questions in a variety of nursing-related categories. Read more about the NCLEX-PN exam here, and don’t forget to take our practice exam to prep before taking the real test.
Alaska is not moving forward with the Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact (eNLC), so the rules imposed by the eNLC regarding multistate licensure are not applicable to those in this state.
Nurses from other states, looking to take advantage of increasing LPN jobs in the region, can apply for their license in the state of Alaska by endorsement. The applicant must submit the appropriate form and include:
For detailed information about LPN endorsement by application in Alaska check out:
The table below lists career information organized by the BLS for licensed practical nurses in Alaska. The table is sorted by total employment, with the largest metropolitan areas listed first.
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For those interested in advancing their nursing career, see our Alaska LPN to RN/BSN programs page.