How to take the NCLEX in Hawaii

Honolulu, Pearl City, Hilo, Waimalu, Kailua, Mililani Town, Kaneohe, Kahului, Waipahu, Kihei and more...


1) Register with the Hawaii Board of Nursing:

Hawaii Board of Nursing

Contact: Lee Ann Teshima, Executive Officer

Mailing Address:
PVLD/DCCA
Attn: Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Phone: 808.586.3000
Fax: 808.586.2689

Website: www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/pvl/boards/nursing

Physical Address:
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, 3rd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

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 Hawaii 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.