Southern Hospitality is Waiting Alabama Nursing License and Renewals

Travel nurses who choose Alabama as their home away from home will soon find out why the term "Southern Charm" definitely applies. Nestled in some of the country's best locations for outdoor activities and amazing cuisine, and with its proximity to the sugar-white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the state also has a burgeoning healthcare industry that allows travel nurses to grow their careers while enjoying their own slice of southern hospitality. Let our recruiters help you make the transition as a travel nurse to beautiful Alabama.

How to Apply for a Nursing License in Alabama

And The State is Part of the Licensure Compact

  • A completed online application beginning here.
  • Application fee of $100 paid by debit or credit card, plus a small processing fee
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency
  • Graduation from a nursing program that meets the same educational criteria as Alabama nursing programs; official transcripts should be sent directly from your school to the Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN)
  • 24 contact hours of continuing education earned within the past 24 months
  • Verification of current RN licensure
  • Most states use the Nursys System to verify licenses electronically
  • If your state of licensure does not participate in Nursys, you’ll need to send the verification form to the state and request verification be sent directly to the ABN
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How to Renew Your Alabama Nursing License

A Simple Online Process

Alabama nursing licenses are renewed on a two-year calendar cycle. The renewal period runs from September 1 through December 31. Note: If a nursing license was issued prior to August 31, it will expire on December 31 of that same year if it is a renewal year for that license type.

To renew, follow these steps:

  • Apply to renew their license through their online account
  • Pay the application fee by debit or credit card
  • Be sure you have twenty-four (24) contact hours of continuing education

Alabama Travel Nurse Salary/Pay Rates

Great Benefits, Amazing Recruiter Support

Nurses who delve into travel nursing jobs in Alabama will find great salaries and growing opportunities in some of the country's most advanced healthcare facilities. Sample pay rates for our valuable specialty nurses include:

  • PCU: Up to $2,787/week*
  • CVOR: Up to $3,995/week*
  • Telemetry: Up to $2,740/week*
  • Endoscopy: Up to $2,541/week*

These are just some examples of what Alabama has in store for nurses who bring their valuable skills to the state. To learn more about opportunities, search all jobs in the state. 


*Disclaimer: Wages for Alabama travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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