Licensure by Examination Applications:
RN Application Fee: $100.00
LPN Application $60.00 (add $20.00 for IV therapy/ expanded role licensure).
Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Check Processing fee: $75.00
Fees are non-refundable and payable to the Mississippi Board of Nursing.
As part of the application process, you must:
The Notary Public may charge a fee for his or her services. To find a Notary Public try your bank or the post office. You can also search here: http://www.notaryrotary.com/agent/find_a_notary.asp
Once the application, fee, fingerprints, and supporting documents have been reviewed, the Board will determine if you are eligible to test.
If you are eligible to take the NCLEX, you will receive an authorization to test (ATT) and instructions on scheduling the test.
When passing NCLEX results are received by the board, a license will be issued within 5-7 business days. Wallet cards will not be sent out. Applicants may access their license information at the Board's website.
About Temporary Permits:
The Mississippi Board of Nursing does NOT issue temporary permits for new graduates prior to licensure.
Testing accommodations for candidates with disabilities will be made only with the authorization of the Board of Nursing. You must contact the board and notify them of your request as early as possible. Please fill out the following form and submit it along with your application: http://www.msbn.ms.gov/Documents/Nclexacc.pdf.
Need More Information?
Access the site for the Mississippi Board of Nursing at: http://www.msbn.ms.gov/Pages/Home.aspx