CHECKLIST FOR RN & LPN APPLICANTS​

·         To apply for the NCLEX, please visit:  https://license.mdbon.org/nbe/

 

·         Each license type needs an individual background/fingerprint (RN or LPN)

 

If in the State of Maryland, click here: 
http://mbon.maryland.gov/Documents/chrc-nurse-initial-2017.pdf​

 

If out of state, please contact (mdbon.nbexam@maryland.gov) include your name and complete postal address for a fingerprint card to be sent directly to you.

 

·         If you have not received a license number after 10 business days, contact CJIS Central Repository (410) 764-4501 to verify that your results have been sent to the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON)

Ø  If sent, please contact the background department here:  (mbon.backgroundreview@maryland.gov

 

·         To receive the Authority to Test (ATT) you MUST first register with Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com.nclex) OR call 1-866-496-2539 there is a $200 fee required

Ø  If you are re-scheduling a RN or LPN exam, please email (mdbon.nbexam@maryland.gov) and address it to Avis Ward

 

·         After you have passed the NCLEX, please allow a minimum of 10 business days for your license number to be posted to the license verification site, here (Look-Up A License​). Paper wallet-size cards with license numbers are no longer distributed.

 

·         International Applicants:

 

Ø  A social security or tax ID number is required in order to apply with the Maryland Board of Nursing (Disclaimer: The MBON does not provide information on how to obtain these services)

 

Ø  Fill out Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) an application before CGFNS (Global International Evaluation Service) is reviewed

 

Ø  To obtain the MBON international application, contact (mdbon.nbexam@maryland.gov) and include your name and complete postal mailing address

 

Ø  Must complete and pass 1 of 2 English tests: TOEFL iBT or IELTS.

 

****Do NOT register with Pearson VUE until told to do so by the MBON

 

***For additional questions, you may contact the Examination Department at mdbon.nbexam@maryland.gov​


 


 


updated 11/1/2017