How to get RN license of USA

Before applying for the RN license of USA, you need to meet the basic criteria:

  • Possess degree from a recognized registered nursing program
  • Gain a RN license from your parent country
  • Work experience of two years as an RN
  • First need to pass the NCLEX-RN exam and this is a requirement of both American and international nurses.
  • As a requirement for an RN license in the U.S., you’ll need to take an English-language proficiency exam.
  • You’ll need to submit transcripts from the institutions where you earned your highest secondary education and your nursing degree to the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS).
  • Once you’ve completed the credentials evaluation, you’ll receive authorization to take the CGFNS Qualifying Exam.
  • You’ll need to apply for a visa to work in the U.S. To complete the visa screen administered by the CGFNS.
  • With verified credentials and passing test scores, you can apply for your RN license through your state’s board of nursing.


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