Fees & Payment Breakdown of Licensure & Registration Costs

Candidates will need a valid VISA, MasterCard, or American Express credit, debit or prepaid card to complete registration. The name shown on the card, the card number and the expiration date must be provided.

If candidates have not received confirmation of their NCLEX registration within two days of submitting a registration, candidates should contact Pearson VUE Candidate Services to check the status of their registration. Candidate should not submit another NCLEX registration and fee before contacting this service. If candidates decide to submit an additional NCLEX registration, candidates should first stop payment on the original payment submitted.

Fee Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure
Fee

Registration Fee

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

$200 USD

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

$360 CAD
(excludes local taxes)

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

$200 USD

Fee

Additional International Scheduling fee
(+value added tax where applicable)

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

$150 USD

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

$150 CAD

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

$150 USD

Fee

Change nursing regulatory body after registration fee

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

$50 USD

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

$50 CAD

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

Not Applicable

Fee

Change exam type (RN/PN) after registration fee

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

$50 USD

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

Not Applicable

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

Not Applicable

Fee

Change exam language (English/French) after registration fee

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

Not Applicable

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

$50 CAD

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

Not Applicable

Fee

Licensure/Registration Fee

Candidates Seeking U.S. Licensure

Contact nursing regulatory body

Candidates Seeking Canadian Licensure/Registration

Contact nursing regulatory body

Candidates Seeking Australian Licensure

Contact nursing regulatory body

Veterans Reimbursement Specifications

Currently, qualifying veteran candidates have no limit as to the number of times the exam can be taken. Veteran reimbursement is not available to candidates seeking licensure/registration in Canada and Australia.

How to Request Reimbursement

VA Form 22-0803 must accompany initial reimbursement requests. The request is sent directly to the candidate’s local Department of Veterans Affairs office.

Visit the Department of Veteran Affairs website for more information and to download reimbursement forms.