Want to work as a nurse in Alabama? Whether you are looking to work as a travel nurse in Alabama, or you are looking for a permanent nurse job in AL, we usually suggest the same process. First, apply for your temporary license, and once you receive this you can start working and can apply for your permanent nursing license. As of January 1st, 2020, Alabama is now part of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). If you are currently licensed in another eNLC participating state, you are eligible to work in Alabama without getting an Alabama nursing license.
In order to get your temporary nursing license in the state of Alabama, you will need to apply to the state board. Usually within 3-5 days of submitting your application, if everything checks out, you will receive your temporary license. This AL temporary nursing license is valid for 90 days after the issue date, giving you plenty of time to complete the application process for your permanent license.
In order to get your permanent nursing license in the state of Alabama, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $100. Once all your application requirements are met, and if everything checks out, you will usually receive your permanent Alabama nursing license within 2-4 weeks.
Want to get your Alabama License for free? If you get placed by trustaff in a job in Alabama, trustaff will reimburse your Alabama Licensure cost in full!
trustaff is a premiere, award-winning Travel Nurse Agency that places nurses of all different specialties in top paying assignments across the country. With over 15 years of experience serving nurses and other healthcare professionals, trustaff is ready to find you your next assignment. Find your next assignment today!The licensure information above was provided by the Alabama Board of Nursing in August of 2018; information is subject to change.