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Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, availability of NCLEX-RN is continually changing. Temporary testing centre dates may need to change and availability at permanent centers will be limited. For the most up to date information about testing availability, please check the Pearson Vue or NCSBN websites.

How to register for the NCLEX exam

Register for the NCLEX through the Pearson Vue websiteDo not register until you are notified by BCCNM that you are eligible for the exam. 

After you register and pay the examination fee, BCCNM must confirm with Pearson Vue that you are eligible to write the exam within 365 days. If you apply too early and do not meet this requirement, Pearson Vue will cancel your application. Your examination fee is non-refundable.

Once BCCNM confirms your eligibility, Pearson Vue will send you the Authorization to Test (ATT) and instructions on how to schedule your exam date, time, and location. The ATT is valid for 90 days. You must write the exam within the 90-day validity period or Pearson Vue will cancel your application and you forfeit the examination fee.     

2020 exam dates



Vancouver year-round
​Burnaby year-round
Surrey year-round



Feb. 26-29

Kamloops July 21-24
Nanaimo July 10-16
Prince George Aug. 17-21