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ASBN - RN Internationally Educated

This License Application is for applicants educated outside the United States, its' territories, or Canada who wish to apply for initial licensure by examination. It is NOT an application for renewal or endorsement of a license from another state.

The information contained herein is designed to assist you with information you need to begin the application process.Read the instructions and provide all required documentation. Applicants must complete the application process for both Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) and Pearson VUE to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX®). Additional instructions are located within the online system as you progress through the application process.

General Instructions

The following 1- 5 is required:

1. State Application for Licensure Information

 ASBN Application

Declaration of Primary State of Residence

2. Fee Information

3. Credentialing Agency Review Information

4. Pearson VUE Registration/NCLEX Information

When you receive the letter of completion from verifying credentialing agency, you may register with Pearson VUE, the testing vendor, for the NCLEX RN.

5. Criminal Background Check Information same time to do application

CLICK HERE TO GO TO ARKANSAS NURSE PORTAL TO SUBMIT APPLICATION

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
1-800-462-0599