Office of the Secretary of State
Board of Nursing
National Life Bldg, North FL 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Instructions For Foreign Applicants Applying For
Licensure By Examination or Endorsement
Effective March 27, 2008
Introduction: Applications must include everything listed below before they
will be reviewed. Applications which are not fully filled out will be returned
to the applicant, as will applications which do not include the fee. There is
a 3-4 Month Processing Time for Applications.
Important Note: If your Nursing Education language of instruction, and textbooks for the nursing program you attended were not in English you must apply first to CGFNS. You
may contact them at: 215-349-8767.
To complete your Vermont application you must:
1. Complete Pages 3 through 7
2. Submit the Application fee of $150.00. (Payable to: Vermont Secretary of State)
Payment Must Be In US Funds. The $150.00 must come with the application or
the application will be returned. Payment can be sent in the form of check, money
order, demand draft or travelers check. All banks must have US affiliates.
Payment is not refundable. Have your name written somewhere on the check.
3. Request the director of your school of nursing (or other authorized officer) to
complete the “Verification of Education” form (stamped), and return the form along
with a Stamped, Official, Certified copy of your Transcript and Clinical
Transcripts/related learning experience. (Not required for applicant’s applying with
4. Submit one recent passport type photograph (2 X 2) in size, head and shoulders
only. Attach photo to application.
5. Submit a copy of your Current License, in good standing, which shows an
expiration date. If you do not hold a license in your country you are not eligible to
take the NCLEX through Vermont. Applicants from the Philippines may submit a
copy of their board pass letter if they have not yet received their license.
6. Submit a copy of your passport. This needs only to be a photocopy of your
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