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** This is an overview of the process. For more details see our page on NCLEX & Licensing in New York

How to register for the NCLEX in New York

New York, Albany, Buffalo, New Rochelle, Rochester, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Schenectady, Syracuse, Utica and more...

1) Register with the New York Board of Nursing:

New York State Board of Nursing

Contact: Suzanne Sullivan, JD, RN, Executive Secretary

Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: 518.474.3817 Ext. 120
Fax: 518.474.3706

Website: www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/

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 New York 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.