- If an applicant does not pass the exam, he/she will receive an NCLEX Candidate Performance Report (CPR) and letter from KBN. The CPR is an individualized document that shows how a candidate performed in each of the test plan content areas.
- A provisional license is invalidated upon unsuccessful completion of NCLEX. The provisional licensee must immediately cease practicing in a licensed nursing position.
- Requirements for retaking the NCLEX
- Complete the
examination application located on the KBN's website and pay the application fee of $125.00 (All Fees are Non-Refundable)
- If your previous background check was completed within the last 6 months it will be transferred to your new application. If the report is older than 6 months you will need to redo the background check. Obtain more information about the state and federal criminal background check.
Jurisprudence Exam is valid for one year and will transfer to your new application.
- Re-register with
Pearson VUE and pay the $200.00 fee.
- This fee is paid directly to Pearson VUE and not the KBN. It is subject to change without notice.
- A new
Authorization to Test (ATT) will be emailed to schedule your exam.
You may reapply anytime and may select your test date but you will not be allowed to re-test during a 45 day period from the date that you last took the NCLEX.