How to take the NCLEX in Maine

Portland, Brunswick, Lewiston, Biddeford, Bangor, Sanford, South Portland, Augusta, Auburn, Scarborough and more...


1) Register with the Maine Board of Nursing:

Maine State Board of Nursing

Contact: Myra Broadway, JD, MS, RN, Executive Director

Address for Regular Mail:
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

Address for FedEx & UPS:
161 Capitol Street
Augusta, ME 04333

Phone: 207.287.1133
Fax: 207.287.1149
Website: www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/




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 Maine 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.