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You will need to complete two (2) types of applications (the NCLEX Candidate Bulletin and the Indiana licensure application). The NCLEX bulletins may be found online at http://www.ncsbn.org/ or call our office at (317) 234-2043 or e-mail email@example.com to receive a booklet.
Indiana applications for licensure by examination must be completed by each candidate and MUST be submitted to the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. The registration with NCLEX must be completed according to the instructions in the NCLEX Candidate Bulletin. Both the Indiana licensure application and the NCLEX registration process must be completed before eligibility to take the examination can be granted by the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
Professional Licensing Agency
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
The NCLEX application and registration process MUST be completed according to the instructions in the NCLEX Candidate Bulletin. You may register either by mail or by telephone. The current fee for the NCLEX is $200.00 payable to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or money order. You may also register online at www.ncsbn.org with a credit card.
A copy of a marriage certificate or divorce decree must be submitted by candidates who have changed their name after the application has been filed. Please specify on the name change document the type of examination for which you applied.
Candidates who require modification of the normal examination procedures must notify the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency in writing when the application is filed. A letter from an appropriate health professional confirming the diagnosis of the disability or condition must also be submitted with the application. Candidates will be notified by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency of the arrangements made by the Board.
Candidates will be notified via mail regarding their outcome on the NCLEX. The processing of examination results takes at least three (3) weeks to complete from the date the candidate was administered the examination. Successful candidates will receive a notification letter and a permanent license in the mail. Unsuccessful candidates will receive a notification letter and an application to retake the examination. Unofficial examination results may be obtained by telephone by calling 1-900-225-6000 24 hours after testing. There will be a fee for this service. New licenses can be verified on the internet via Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/pla/ or by calling the toll-free verification line Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 1-888-333-7515.
Any questions regarding the application process, should be directed to (317) 234-2043 or firstname.lastname@example.org Please allow 4 weeks to pass before you call about the status of your application.
In compliance with Indiana Code 4-1-6, this agency is notifying you that you must provide the requested information or your application will not be processed. You have the right to challenge, correct, or explain information maintained by this agency. The information you provide will become public record. Your examination scores and grade transcripts are confidential except in circumstances where their release is required by law, in which case you will be notified.
Your Social Security Number is being requested by this state agency in accordance with Indiana Code 4-1-8-1. Disclosure is mandatory, and this record cannot be processed without it.