Alaska Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Alaska?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Alaska, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Alaska Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs, LPNs, and APRNs.
- For detailed nursing license renewal information and latest updates, please always refer to the Alaska State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Alaska Nursing Board requires nurses to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements:
- 30 contact hours for RN license renewal
- 30 contact hours for LPN license renewal
- 30 contact hours for APRN license renewal
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
Alaska RN licenses expire on November 30 of even-numbered years.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
Alaska LPN licenses expire on November 30 of even-numbered years.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:
Alaska APRN licenses expire on November 30 of even-numbered years.
Online Renewal Application
Please use the MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks.
In order to receive communication via email, your email address of record must be current at all times. You may verify your current email address via the MY LICENSE self-service portal. If you are expecting communication from our office, please be sure to check your spam/junk mail folder.
About Wild Iris Medical Education
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Alaska nursing license renewal information as of September 2019.
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