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  • Alaska Nursing License, Renewal, and Verification Information

    Alaska Nursing LicenseNeed help getting your Alaska nursing license?  

    Alaska is one of the states with the biggest demand for nurses, so there are always nursing jobs available.

    Need help getting your Alaska nursing license? Let NursesRx help you get your Alaska nurse license. 

    Fill out the form to the right so our experts can assist you in helping you through the Alaska nursing license process. 

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    How to Get an Alaska Nursing License

    Ready to take your nursing skills to Alaska? Here’s what you need to know before you apply for your Alaska nurse license:

    • A cost of $275-$375 for a Alaska nursing license by exam or endorsement
    • Prices are calculated for each renewal period and based of the expenses of the board, so they can fluctuate.
    • There is an additional fee of $50-$100 for a temporary permit
    • Alaska is not a member of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact.

    Alaska Nursing License Verification

    Alaska is a NURSYS participating state, so you can receive automatic updates of the status of your license if you sign up here.

    If you need to verify your Alaska nursing license to another state’s board of nursing, you can go through Nursys.

    Alaska Nursing License Renewal

    If you already have your Alaska nursing license, make sure to keep your license active by staying on top of renewals. Here is the information you need to know about how to renew your Alaska nurse license.  

    • Alaska nursing licenses last two years
    • You can renew your Alaska nursing license online or on paper. Please note that online renewals take less processing time.
    • To satisfy the continuing education requirements you must complete at least two of the following: 30 contact hours of continuing education, 60 hours of uncompensated professional activities, or 320 hours of employment
    • Your Alaska nursing license will expire on November 30th of even years

    Additional Information and Links

    Alaska Board of Nursing

    Robert B. Atwood Building

    550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1500

    Anchorage, AK 99501-3567

    Website: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/professionallicensing/boardofnursing.aspx

    Phone: (907) 269-8161

    Email: boardofnursing@alaska.gov 

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