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The Board of Nursing must approve you to sit the NCLEX exam for Practical or Registered Nurses (NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN).
To apply to take the required exam(s), you must first create a DELPROS user account. Go to the DELPROS online portal, and then click on Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests. If you:
After creating your user account or logging into the DELPROS online portal, you may begin your application for licensure to take the required exam(s).
When the Board has reviewed and approved your application, you will receive an email notification stating you have been approved to sit for the exam.
Register for the NCLEX online on the Pearson Vue website as soon as you are ready to test. For more information about the examination process, refer to the NCLEX Candidate Bulletin.
You have a total of five years from the date you graduated to pass the NCLEX exam for licensure.
If you have failed the exam and need approval to re-take it, you must go to DELPROS and log in to your e-License Dashboard. Click on Service Request in the top navigation bar, then click APPLY FOR A NEW SERVICE REQUEST and select the Request for Re-Examination service request type option.
You must wait at least 45 days before you can re-take the exam. You must re-register with Pearson Vue and pay the full examination fee again.
After review and approval of your request, you will receive an email notification for approval to re-take the NCLEX Exam.
Allow up to two weeks after you take the exam for the Board office to receive your official examination score. When the Board office receives your passing score and validates that you have met all requirements for licensure, your license will be issued.
You will receive an email notification stating your license has been issued including any additional details about license renewal and/or continuing education requirements.
Related Topics: Board of Nursing, Department of State, Division of Professional Regulation, professional regulation