Is Louisiana a walk through state? RN: Yes LPN/LVN: No

How long does it take to get a temporary license?

2 days

RN: 1-2 Business days *Candidate must either reside in LA or have proof of job offer in LA and provide a LA address at the time of submitting application to meet temp license requirements<br />

How long is a temp license good for?

90 days

How much does a temp license cost?


RN: $100.00 LPN/LVN; Included in perm

How long does it take to get a permanent license?

6 weeks

4-6 weeks

How much does a temp permanent cost?


RN: $139.25 (CBC fee included) LPN/LVN: $185.00​

Is Louisiana a NURSYS state? Yes

Is Louisiana a compact state? Yes

Phone Number 225-755-7500

LPN/LVN Website: Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners Phone: 504-838-5791