Nursing Students and Graduates Within Canada

This section is for you if you intend to write the NCLEX-RN exam and practice nursing in Saskatchewan and are currently enrolled in a Saskatchewan nursing program or have graduated in the last three years from a Canadian nursing program.

Steps to Writing the NCLEX-RN

  1. Apply for registration with the SRNA and meet all the SRNA’s eligibility requirements to take the NCLEX
  2. Register for the NCLEX with Pearson VUE  and receive Registration Acknowledgement email from Pearson VUE
  3. The SRNA makes you eligible in the Pearson VUE system
  4. Receive Authorization to Test (ATT) email from Pearson VUE
  5. Schedule your exam with Pearson VUE

NCSBN NCLEX Candidate Bulletin: Your start to finish guide to writing the NCLEX

SRNA Application Requirements

  1. Successfully complete an approved nursing education program in Canada
  2. Proof of legal name (original or certified copy of birth certificate, government issued photo ID and marriage certificate, if applicable)
  3. Transcripts and verification of completion directly from your University
  4. Submit your Initial Application along with applicable fees

Application Process

  • Create an Account with the SRNA
  • Complete the Initial Application with the SRNA.
  • Upload a copy of your birth certificate and government issued photo ID (and marriage certificate, if applicable).
  • Request transcripts from your University. U of S graduates need to request their transcripts to be sent directly to the SRNA. U of R graduates do not need to request transcripts as they are sent to the SRNA on successful completion of your final semester
  • For graduates outside of Saskatchewan only: Complete the Verification of Completion of Nursing Education Program Form

Optional Graduate Nurse Licence

This allows you to practice as a Graduate Nurse while you prepare for the NCLEX-RN exam. This license spans 4 months and can be renewed twice.

Regulations and entry requirements are subject to bylaw and policy changes.

If you have questions, contact exams@srna.org.

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