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Unformatted text preview: STATE OF TENNESSEE . DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH .
DIVISION OF HEALTH UCENSURE AND REGULAITQN
OFFICE OF- HEALTH RELATED BOARDS - -- - - - --
_ . 665 Mainstream Drive .
' . ' ‘ Nashville, TN 37243 tennesseegovlhealth. . INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS FINGERPRINTING IN TENNESSEE. ' Applicants who _d__o not [We In Tennessee and not visiting Tennessee prior to licensure may. call the Board at
_‘ 615-532-5166 and request a ﬁngerprint card and the instructions iorproceesmg. ' ' l; __ Eﬂ'écﬁye June 1, 2006 appliennts for initial Iicensure in Tennessee (not renewal or reinstatement) must
' obtain a criminal background check. Electronic ﬁngexprinting must be done ﬂxrdugh the State of Tennessee
_ selectedyendoi', IdentoGO by MorphoTrust U. SA. at an approved site in _T____enneesee.' '2; ' "'IheIe axe ('2)ways that applicants may register foﬂhe ﬁngemrmﬁngpmm a) Call toll-free at (855) 226-2937; and. click on the map of Tennessee. To begin registration, click ‘- 1)) Register online at ww'wjdentogo. com
at this web site. .. Onli'negcheduling. Applicant may register, schedule; and inake payment
Regardless- of how an applicant registers, the following information must be provided and/or vexiﬁed: Department of-letlx Li‘censure and Regulation - Agency Name 4 .
xApplieu-t Type ' ‘ Bureau owalth Licensure
‘ 0C5}? RN enter (1703) LPN enter (1700‘
Payment Type ' - 'Applicant Credit CardlApplieant Moxiey Orderlor Cashier’s Check TN 9203992 6 Online regis'txation' is preferred for ALL applicants to insure the quality of the data collected.- Online registration is'
faster‘and may be- complemd24 home a day, 7 days aweek. . . - Paymmt for, electronic ﬁngerprinting' 15 $38; 00. A- money order or eeshier’ 5 Check made out- to IdentoGO is- accepted at the fingexprinting sites. CASH and
PERSONAL CHECKS areNOT accepted. ' ' . ‘3.- Applicants must schedule an appointment to b
-o'f registration. Before registration is comp
- infoxxnation is correct and will need to print a copy 0 ﬁngerprinting site. lete, applicants will be asked to check and conﬁrm if The enrollment oﬂicer at the site will check -y'our_ valid state or federal govennnent issued photo your data to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ('1'BI}.- ‘ If you are unable to keep your appointment or miss Iyour appointment, you.___ MIJST contact IdentoGO; you—1'
have to reregistcr and repay- . Electronic Fingerprints are normally received by the Tennessee Health Related'Boards within 8-10 business days. e ﬁngerprinted at an IdentoGO site in Tennessee at the time _ f the registration completion page to take to the identiﬁcaiion,‘ verify your. information, verify or collect paymeng- capture your ﬁnger-prints, and submit INFORMATION F OR EXAMINATION APPLICANTS . Your school of nursing will provide you with a Tennessee Board of Nursing application fof licensure by examination, information for registering for a criminal background check (CBC), Declaration of Citizenship and information regarding registration with PearsonVue (see #3 below). . Register for your Criminal Background Check (CBC) four weeks. before graduation
u (instructions‘included). You must have completed and the results Jreceived by the‘Bpar‘d‘ before you can be'made eligible-to take NCLEX. . ‘. . Register with Pearsonvue and pay the $200.00 fee by internet registration at- virwwpearsonvuecomlnclex or phone registration at 866-496L2539 two'weelrs prior to . . graduation. YOu- must provide 'ansemail address int-order to regis'terfPlease give your name asit ‘ ‘_'.appears on the acceptable .identiﬁcation’that you plan to show in order to be admitted to
_ the testing center. The testing center-is .only'Iooking-atthe name not the address-onthe
acceptable identiﬁcation. The name on the ATP and'acceptable identiﬁcation must match exactly the printed'ﬁrst-a‘nd last nanie you-provided when registering. Please-note that you cannot beirna'de eligible-to test and the Authorizationto'l‘est: (AT1) _ '.issued until after the diplomaldegree has been awarded and your application. and other.
information has been received and reviewed by the Board. - ' . . - The testing service no longer provides‘a'hard'eopy of- the'candidate Bulletin you may
viewthe candidate bulletinjonline at wwwpearsOnyueLcomlnclex. . - -. Complete the Boarduof Nursing applieation witti'the guidance of your school of nursing
Your school of nursing 'will submit your application to the Board after graduation; Ask
your school' of nursing the date it expects'to.submit applications to'the Board of Nursing: oﬂice. ' . The Board of Nursing will reyiew your application-You-Awill be made eligible to test if .
‘ your application .is complete. A complete application is one which includes the CBC, NCLEX registration and Board of Nursing application." Once you have been made
Eligible to test and you have received your AH by email you-3 may make your
appointment to test. PearsonVue must provide you with an appointment to testwithin 3t} - days of your request. ’ ~ . Applications to the Board that. are incomplete .will be .delayed until all required
‘ 'documents/infonnation is received. Incomplete applications may-include those who have not registeréd with Pearson Vue; those without a CBC. or thOse with-a positive CBC not
including supporting documents [certiﬁed-copies of warrants and judgments, a letter of
explanation explaining the incident(s) andlor other deﬁciencies]. Applicants with
incomplete applications should expect a delay in processing and will be notiﬁed of ' - - deﬁciencies by letter please wait to receive your letter in mail before calling the Board of Nursing office. lof2 7. Please allow the Board four weeks for processing ofyonr application. Your school of
nursing cannot submit'the completed application until: after graduation. If your
A'IT has not been issued 4 weeks from .the date your Cashier’s Check or Money
Order has been redeemed by your financial institution. Ifyour Cashier’s Check or- .
.Money Order has not been redeemed please contact your School of nursing to verify ' the date application. was submitted to the Board then wait 4 weeks before contacting
the Board as calls. and emails to the Board dela the roccssin of our a Iication. V Your 4 weeks_start once your completed applicatitm is received and reiziewed by the
. Board of Nursing ofﬁce go_t when you paid Pearson'th“ " _ ‘ ‘“' ' ' 8. After passing NCLEX you will be licensed within one day. Check the Board’s veriﬁcation site‘ (litigdlhealtlistategmsﬂicensure) for license number and expiration date. You may practice when your license has been posted. An original license; and wallet
card will be mailed to' the address on'record within two weeks. ' 9. Applicants who :dO'not pass NCLEX: will be mail a.\ candidate performance. rcport-and
materialism-reapply to test again. You' d‘o-not have to‘ call and ask for these materials to
be mailed to you we will automatidally‘mail to you upon failure of the NCIEX. 10. You may register for Quick Resdltslthrough BearsonVIie -testservice.- ./' Rev: lonsmls 20f2 ...
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