RN and LPN Licensure by Examination
RN/LPN Application: Apply Online
RN and LPN Applications: $140.00
Fees are payable to "Treasurer State of New Hampshire"
Fingerprint/Criminal Background Check Fee: $48.25 (payable to "State of NH Criminal Records")
As part of the application process, you must:
Once the application, fee, criminal background check results and supporting documents have been reviewed, the Board will determine if you are eligible to test.
If you are eligible to take the NCLEX, you will receive an authorization to test (ATT) and instructions on scheduling the test.
When passing NCLEX results are received by the board, a license will be issued.
About Temporary Permits:
Temporary licenses, which allow you to practice nursing while awaiting NCLEX results, are issued by the state of New Hampshire. Temporary licenses are valid for 120 days or until test results have been processed Your temporary license or permanent license must have been issued before you begin any job, including employee orientation.
If you require special testing accommodations due to disability, you must fill out the form found here:
Special Accommodations Request
Need More Information?
Access the site for the New Hampshire Board of Nursing here: New Hampshire Board of Nursing