How to take the NCLEX in Oregon

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1) Register with the Oregon Board of Nursing:

Oregon State Board of Nursing

Contact: Margaret H. Semple, JD, BA, Interim Executive Director

17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97224

Phone: 971.673.0685
Fax: 971.673.0684
Website: www.osbn.state.or.us


2) Register to take the NCLEX test with Pearson Vue. Registration can be done by telephone, on the web, or by snail mail.

3) Pearson Vue will send you a confirmation of registration.

4) The Oregon Nursing Board that you applied to will send you confirmation of your eligibility to take the test (this must be done within 365 days from your original registration)

5) Pearson Vue will send you an Authorization To Test (ATT). The exam must be taken in appx. ninety days, depending on the state.

6) Once you get an ATT, you schedule your exam. You can find a testing center near you, plus a convenient time by visiting Pearson Vue. You schedule your exam either by phone or on the web.

7) Pearson Vue will then send you a confirmation that your NCLEX test has been scheduled.

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