Review the NCLEX Candidate Bulletin and familiarize yourself with the format of the NCLEX test plan. It is also important to locate your test site because they can fill up quickly. Do not wait until your ATT is close to expiration to schedule your exam or you may have to reregister and pay another exam fee.
Candidate Registration Process
Step 1 Apply for licensure/registration to the nursing regulatory bodyApply for licensure/registration to the nursing regulatory body
Step 2 Eligibility grantedEligibility granted
Once eligibility is granted, registration must be complete before receiving authorization to testAND
Step 3 Register and pay the fee for the NCLEX with Pearson VUERegister and pay the fee for the NCLEX with Pearson VUE
Step 4 Acknowledgement of registrationAcknowledgement of registration
Summary of Steps to take the NCLEX
Learn about eligibility and then apply for licensure/ registration with a NRB.