How to take the NCLEX in Arkansas

Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Fort Smith, Springdale, North Little Rock, Conway, Fayetteville, Rogers, Jonesboro, Hot Springs and more...


1) Register with the Arkansas Board of Nursing:

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

Contact: Sue Tedford, MNSc, APN, RN, Executive Director

Address:
University Tower Building
1123 S. University, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone: 501.686.2700
Fax: 501.686.2714
Website: www.arsbn.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx


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 Arkansas 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.