Getting ready for National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
Important information about registering for NCLEX, ID requirements, and what to expect on exam day for NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN:
Before the exam
Find out what you need to do before you take the NCLEX.
After the exam
Plan your next steps after you take the NCLEX.
Requesting NCLEX® administration accommodations
You may request reasonable accommodations to the NCLEX if you are qualified. You will need a:
- Report from a qualified diagnostician
- Written statement from your nursing program (not student services or office from students with accommodations)
- Completed NCLEX Applicants Requesting Test Accommodations Due to a Disability (DOCX) form
Important: Do not book a test date without seeing accommodations added to your Pearson Vue Registration.
Additional Resources for
Preparing for NCLEX: The detailed test plan
The test plans serve as blue prints to outline the content to be tested and guide the item writing process. The test plans for the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN can be found below. These are updated every 3 years to reflect current, entry-level nursing competency.