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

How to register for the NCLEX in Mississippi

Jackson, Meridian, Gulfport, Tupelo, Biloxi, Southaven, Hattiesburg, Vicksburg, Greenville, Pascagoula and more...

1) Register with the Mississippi Board of Nursing:

Mississippi Board of Nursing

Contact: Melinda E. Rush, DSN, FNP, Executive Director

713 Pear Orchard Road
3rd Floor
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone: 601.957.6300
Fax: 601.957.6301
Website: www.msbn.state.ms.us

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 Mississippi 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.