As of October 1, 2009 all new International Applicants who hold a CGFNS Certificate or a Visa Screen Certificate must also obtain a Vermont specific CES report.
As of July 1, 2009 all new International Applicants are required to obtain a Credentials Evaluation Service Report from either of the following companies:
3600 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2651 USA
Please see the application form for specific instructions.
As of May 15, 2012, the Vermont
State Board of Nursing will be unable to accept applications without a valid US
Social Security Number. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Checking Your Application Status:
April 2012 - The current processing time for international applications
is 60 days from the day it is received in the Board of Nursing office. Please
do not call to check on the status of your application until 60 business days
If you are represented by an Agency, contact them for information PRIOR to contacting the State of Vermont. All information concerning your application file will first be conveyed to your agency if you have chosen to be represented during the application process. Agency representation is not required to apply to the State of Vermont.
Please note that your CES report is only available to this office for a period of ONE YEAR. Therefore your application must be submitted within that one year timeframe.
Email is the primary form of communication from this office.
International RN NCLEX Pass Endorsement Application This application is for Internationally educated nurses who have passed the NCLEX through a different state, but who do not yet hold a US license.
International LPN NCLEX Pass Endorsement Application This application is for Internationally educated nurses who have passed the NCLEX through a different state, but who do not yet hold a US license.
International Nurse RN Renewal: See RN forms.
International Nurse LPN Renewal: See LPN forms.
NCLEX Re-Take Forms and Information
NCLEX-RN Re-Take Application NCLEX-RN Re-Take applications are processed within 45 days of receipt.
NCLEX-PN Re-Take Application NCLEX-PN Re-Take applications are processed within 45 days of receipt.
For questions about re-take applications call 802-828-2396 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Program Information
The State of Vermont is currently not accepting applications from applicants educated in Haiti. Effective 9/2/2008.
FAQsInternational Nurse Frequently Asked Questions
Contact: email@example.com or 802-828-1380.
Please note that only applicants or their designated agencies may call or email with questions about specific applications.
Q. How do I change my Name and/or Address?
A. Complete the following form and send it to this office. Change of Name and/or Address Form