Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
(1) The applicant shall submit to the Board
an electronic completed application and the required fee(s).
The applicant for multistate licensure
shall provide evidence of legal residence in Alabama. This evidence may
include, but is not limited to, a current:
(a) driver's license with a home
(b) voter registration
card with a home address;
federal income tax return with a primary state of residence
(d) military form no.
2058 (state of legal residence certificate); or
(e) W2 form from the United States government
or any bureau, division, or agency thereof, indicating residence.
(3) A primary source official
school transcript shall be submitted to the Board and shall indicate the date
of completion of the program and/or date degree/certificate was
applicants shall be referred to a local approved agency where fingerprint or
other biometric-based information is collected for state and federal criminal
background checks. The state and federal results are transmitted to the Board.
The Board will participate in the Federal Bureau of Investigation Rap Back
system, or an entity performing a similar function, if available.
(5) The Board shall determine the applicant's
eligibility to take the licensing examination.
(6) If the applicant for licensure by
examination is issued a license during the renewal period for that license
type, the license shall expire at the end of the next license period.
A first-time applicant for licensure by
examination may request a nonrenewable temporary permit to practice nursing.
(a) The temporary permit is valid for a
period of time determined by the Board.
The temporary permit allows the applicant
for licensure by examination to practice and use the title Nursing Graduate-PN
Program (NG-PNP) or Nursing Graduate-RN Program (NG-RNP), as appropriate,
subject to the following stipulations.
Nursing Graduate must function under direct supervision of a currently licensed
2. The Nursing
Graduate shall not assume nor be assigned charge responsibilities.
3. Nursing Graduates holding temporary
permits shall practice only in Alabama.
4. A temporary permit issued by a party state
other than Alabama does not grant the holder a multistate licensure
temporary permit issued by the Board to an applicant for licensure by
examination shall immediately become null and void if one of the following
conditions is met:
1. The applicant fails the
expiration date on the permit is reached.
3. A license is issued.
4. The applicant is denied
applicant who receives a temporary permit is required to:
1. Provide every employer evidence of the
temporary permit for visual inspection.
2. Provide to an employer validation of a
current license upon receipt of the official license notice.
3. Inform the employer of denial of
4. Immediately inform
the employer of failure of the licensing examination.
(e) The Board shall issue notice of denial of
licensure. Receipt of notice is presumed within five calendar days of
(f) An applicant who is
ineligible for or is denied a multistate license may be eligible for single
state licensure, at the discretion of the Board.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed September 29, 1982.
Amended: Filed: February 1, 1994; effective March 8, 1994. Repealed and New
Rule: Filed May 29, 2001; effective July 3, 2001. Repealed and New Rule: Filed
September 29, 2004; effective November 1, 2004. Amended: Filed November 26,
2007; effective December 31, 2007.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 07, April 29,
2016, eff. 6/6/2016.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2016, eff. 1/5/2017.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 11, August 30,
2019, eff. 9/9/2019; operative
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVIII, Issue No. 02, November 29,
2019, eff. 1/13/2020.
610-X-4-.03 was renumbered to
610-X-4-.04 as per certification filed November 26,
Author: Alabama Board of Nursing
Code of Ala.