posted May 1, 2014
Below you'll find a series of frequently asked questions prepared by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for candidates who are planning to write the NCLEX exam when it's introduced in January 2015.
Registration with Pearson VUE for the NCLEX-RN exams opens on Mon., Nov. 3, 2014. NCLEX-RN examination appointments will be available for students in Canada starting Mon., Jan. 5, 2015.
Complete information about how to register, what to bring with you to the exam, identification requirements, how the exam day works, cancelling an exam appointment, and much more will be available in NCSBN’s Transitional Candidate Bulletin, which will be released in June.
Test centres will be located in Vancouver and Surrey (year-round) and Victoria, Nanaimo, Kamloops, and Prince George (June only) . Test centre addresses will be available on the Pearson VUE website starting in summer 2014.
Yes, the exam will be available in French. French support will also be available when registering for the exam.
The fee to write the NCLEX-RN is $360CAD. Information about paying this fee will be included in the NCSBN's Transitional Candidate Bulletin, which will be available for candidates in June. No additional taxes will be added to the exam writing fee.
You will receive your exam results directly from the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. More information will be available later this year.
See the NCLEX Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Educators & Students.