Foreign Educated Nurses

  • VisaScreen® for Kentucky Licensure:

All nurses educated outside of the U.S.A. must:

Note:  The VisaScreen Certificate has no relevance to immigration status.  This requirement is for all nurses educated outside of the United States.


Nurses Educated in Puerto Rico after September 1, 2006

Because Puerto Rico is not a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), all education must be evaluated.  We have provided a list of providers that are accepted by the board:

List of approved credential evaluators:

  • ECE - Educational Credential Evaluators
    414-289-3400
    www.ece.org External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.
    We will accept either the General Evaluation Report or the Course By Course Report

  • Foundation for International Services, Inc.
    425-248-2255
    https://www.fis-web.com/ External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.
    We will only accept the Modified Document-By-Document Evaluation Report.

  • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
    305-273-1616
    http://www.jsilny.com/ External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.
    We will only accept the Nursing Evaluation Report.
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