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

How to register for the NCLEX in Illinois

Chicago, Springfield, Rockford, Joliet, Aurora, Elgin, Naperville, Waukegan, Peoria, Cicero and more...

1) Register with the Illinois Board of Nursing:

Illinois Board of Nursing

Contact: Michele Bromberg, MSN, APN, BC, Nursing Act Coordinator

James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street
Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312.814.2715
Fax: 312.814.3145

Website: http://www.idfpr.com/PROFS/Info/nursing.asp

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 Illinois 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.

Testing Centers in Illinois:

Peoria, Illinois

4507 N. Sterling Ave

Springfield, Illinois

3000 Professional Drive

Schaumburg, Illinois

425 North Martingale Road
1827 Walden Office Square

Rosemont, Illinois

9550 West Higgins Road

Chicago, Illinois

200 West Adams Street

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

2100 East Lake-Cook Road

Marion, Illinois

103 Airway Drive

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NCLEX Test Centers in Illinois