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You must apply to the Minnesota Board of Nursing for licensure by examination
You must register with Pearson Vue to take the NCLEX® examination.

The information and evidence you are asked to provide is authorized by Minnesota Statutes and will be used to determine your qualifications for licensure. The data you supply become part of your permanent file. Until licensure is granted all application data, except name and designated address, are private data and will not be released to anyone other than the Board of Nursing staff and its agents. In the event of any legal proceedings between you and the Board, the information may be disclosed to appropriate judicial authorities or others in accordance with statutes, rules and professional standards. All data, except social security number, becomes public record when licensure is granted. Social security number and Minnesota business identification number will be used by the Minnesota Department of Revenue for tax clearance purposes and by the Board of Nursing as identifiers.

You are legally required to submit true and complete information. Refusal to supply information may result in denial of a license. Falsification or omission of information may be used by the Board as a basis for disciplinary action.

You can view the LPN and RN licensure by exam applications to see what information is required before beginning this online application process. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print the forms.)
Complete this online application by entering information in the fields for the displayed step and advance to the next step in the online application by clicking the Next button at the botton of the page. If you need to review or change information entered in a previous step, click the Previous button until the step the information pertains to is displayed.

Note: All fees are non-refundable.

Answer the following questions to determine if you are eligible to apply online:
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*Can you pay online by Visa, MasterCard or Discover? 
* Have you been licensed in another state in the USA? 
Click the Next button to continue.