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

How to register for the NCLEX in Colorado

Denver, Arvada, Colorado Springs, Pueblo , Aurora, Westminster, Lakewood, Boulder, Fort Collins, Thornton and more...

1) Register with the Colorado Board of Nursing:

Colorado Board of Nursing

Contact: Cheryl Hara, Interim Program Director

Division of Professions and Occupations
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303.894.2430
Fax: 303.894.2430
Website: www.dora.state.co.us/nursing/

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 Colorado 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.