LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF PRACTICAL NURSE EXAMINERS

131 Airline Drive, Suite 301, Metairie, LA 70001          Phone 504-838-5791     FAX 504-838-5279


Criminal background check information

DO NOT send criminal background check applications, fingerprint cards or fees to LSBPNE. LSBPNE does not process the Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background checks (CBC); however results are sent directly to LSBPNE.

Student requirements

Students applying for enrollment into a practical nursing program must contact the school of choice for instructions and applications for Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background checks (CBC).

Applicants for licensure and LPN requirements

Applicants for licensure or license renewal may be required to submit an application for a Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background check (CBC). Please reference the rules per your application’s requirements or board directives.

Instructions

Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background checks are processed by the Louisiana State Police.
To apply for a Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background check:

  1. Download the application for a Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background check here.
  2. Complete the applicant sections on BOTH pages (rap disclosure form and authorization form). Writing MUST be legible. Illegible writing will result in delayed processing of your results.
  3. Obtain two (2) sets of fingerprint cards, provided by a police office. (Fees are set by individual police offices).
  4. Mail the following to the Louisiana State Police, Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information, PO Box 66614 (Mail Slip A-6), Baton Rouge, LA 70896:

Allow up to 12 weeks for processing. The results of the Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background check will be sent directly to LSBPNE.

The Louisiana State Police may be contacted via:

Application for Louisiana State Police/FBI criminal background check click here

 
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