NCLEX Testing

When can I re-test if I failed NCLEX?

Exam applicants are eligible to re-test after 45 days


When do I re-apply if I failed NCLEX?

Do not reapply for licensure by examination until after you receive your official test results by mail/Nurse Gateway from the Board notifying you of failure.


Repeat Exam Applicants – MS

  1. Complete the online Licensure by Examination application and pay required fees.
  2. Register for NCLEX® with Pearson VUE.
  3. A new ATT will be sent via email within 7 business days
  4. Applicants are able to test up to six times within two years of graduation


Repeat Exam Applicants - other states

  1. Applicants are able to test if it is within two years of graduation
  2. Complete the online Licensure by Examination application.
  3. Register for NCLEX with Pearson VUE.
  4. Contact your school of nursing to request that an official transcript be mailed to the Mississippi Board of Nursing.