Graduate Nurse Licence Extensions

This allows a recent graduate to practice as a Graduate Nurse while waiting to complete the RN requirements. This licence is limited to 4 months and can be renewed to a maximum of 2 times.

Requirements for Graduate Nurse Licence

  1. Currently scheduled to write the NCLEX-RN Examination.
  2. Submit Graduate Nurse application for licensure.
  3. Submit additional requirements.

Application Process

  1. If applicable, register for the NCLEX-RN exam with SRNA and Pearson VUE.
  2. Complete the Graduate Nurse Renewal form and fee. The link for this form will appear approximately 28 days before your current GN licence expires.
  3. Complete the Consent Form to Obtain Employment Verification Information for GN.
  4. If you have been unsuccessful with the exam twice, complete a NCLEX-RN Learning Plan.
  5. For the second and final Graduate Nurse Extension, a letter stating you have participated and compiled with the RN Continuing Competence Program.
  6. If the Vulnerable Sector Check Report on file expires/expired you will be require to submit a current Vulnerable Sector Check Report.

Use the Nurse Licence Check to verify your GN licence before commencing work.

Step-by-Step Application Process Printable PDF

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

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

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