Texas Board of Nursing
Nurse Examination Application


Welcome to the Texas Board of Nursing Initial Licensure application for Texas NCLEX® examination candidates

Applying for an initial license online is convenient and easy, requiring only a few simple steps:

  • Review the Guidelines & Eligibility Page.
  • Enter all requested information regarding your personal identification and education.
  • Review the information you entered and modify, if necessary.
  • Pay the licensing fee(s) using one of the following:
    • MasterCard,
    • Visa,
    • Discover,
    • American Express, or
    • Electronic Check.
  • View and print receipt.
  • Download completion forms
  • Schedule Livescan Fingerprinting to complete mandatory requirements (Optional)

  • Read the Guidelines to continue.

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