Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Board of Nursing
3510 Causeway Blvd.
Suite 501
Metairie, LA 70002

Business: (504) 838-5332

Email Address: lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us

License Period
Annual, January 31

Temporary Permit Period
pending results of first exam
90 days if by endorsement

Temporary Permit Fee
included in application fee

Re-Examination Limit
4 times within 4 years after graduation


Continuing Education Requirements
all RNs must have 5, 10, or 15 contact hours every year, based on employment

Exam Fee
$80 (NCLEX fee not included)

Endorsement Fee
In: $100 (RN)
$100 (APRN)
Out: $25

Renewal Fee
$45 (RN)
$50 (APRN)

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