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Notice of Office Closure

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

Applicant Information

LPN, RN, APRN and CRNA Online Biennial License Renewal

Notice: Your credit card will be charged the correct renewal fee depending on the date your license was first issued.

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Renewal Application

The renewal period ended November 30, 2016.


Application by Examination

Application by examination is applicable if you have completed an approved nursing program and have not yet taken/passed the NCLEX.


Application by Endorsement

Application by endorsement is applicable for individuals currently licensed in another U.S. state or territory and some Canadian nurses licensed before 1992.


Fingerprint Information


Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools

Graduates of a foreign nursing school outside of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) must complete the credential evaluation from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). Find more information about requirements for foreign graduates at the CGFNS website.