Maryland Board of Nursing Logo
Maryland Board of Nursing 
Patricia A. Noble, MSN, RN, Executive Director
Nancy D. Adams, MBA, RN, President

MARYLAND BOARD OF NURSING
4140 PATTERSON AVENUE
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21215-2254
TELEPHONE: 410-585-1900
TOLL FREE: 1-888-202-9861

NCLEX-PN

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

To be eligible for the NCLEX-PN examination you must:

1. Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

2. Complete satisfactorily and meet all requirements for a diploma from:

a. A practical nursing education program approved by the Board; or

b. A practical nursing education program in any other state that the Board finds substantially equivalent to the program in this State; or

c. A registered nursing education program approved by the Board or that the Board finds substantially equivalent to the registered nurse program in this state.

3. Complete the following separate applications:

  1. Maryland Board of Nursing Licensure by Exam

  2. Criminal History Record Check

  3. Declaration of Primary State of Residence

  4. NCLEX Candidate Bulletin (Pearson Vue)

 

arrow bullet Click to request a NCLEX application package for a U.S. educated PN

 


Last update: October 28, 2011
Contact the Webmaster
Copyright 1999 - 2014 Maryland Board of Nursing

Martin O'Malley, Governor
Anthony Brown, Lt. Governor
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, Secretary

Department of Health & Mental Hygiene - www.dhmh.md.gov