How to Apply for the NCLEX-RN®
This section is for you if you are a Canadian graduate or Internationally Educated Nurse, who is applying to write the NCLEX-RN®.
What happens if I need to retake the NCLEX-RN?
If you did not pass your exam, you will need to re-apply to SRNA and then PearsonVUE. You must wait 45 days from your last exam before you can re-test.
NCLEX-RN® Re-Testing Process:
- Login to your MySRNA account
- Complete the required components on your checklist
- Pay the applicable fee
- When you are ready to schedule your exam, go to PearsonVUE and pay the NCLEX-RN® registration fee
Once you have registered with PearsonVUE:
- SRNA verifies your registration with PearsonVUE,
- Once your registration has been verified by the SRNA, PearsonVUE sends an Authorization to Test (ATT) through email,
- you can now book your exam.
The ATT will specify the 90-day period in which the exam must be scheduled within. If an applicant does not write the exam within the 90-day period, the NCLEX-RN® application will be cancelled and the fee with Pearson VUE is non-refundable. Once your exam is booked, you will receive a confirmation email from PearsonVUE regarding your scheduled exam.
It is important that you reflect on your previous examination(s) to determine why you were not successful. Use the NCLEX-RN® Candidate Report that was provided to you to determine your areas of strength and areas for growth. The development of a study plan may help you focus on areas that you may have knowledge gaps or areas you need to review.