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Foreign Educated Nurses Information

 

In addition to meeting all other licensure requirements listed on the application, graduates of foreign nursing programs must provide additional documentation as listed below.
 
Documents must be sent to our office directly from the Commission for Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS), the Canadian licensing authority, or one of the approved Credentialing Evaluation Services.

 
 

Registered Nurses by EXAMINATION:

One of the following is required:

  • Verification of completion of CGFNS Certification Program
    OR
  • Verification of completion of CGFNS Visa Screen Certificate
    OR
  • Official documentation of passing the Canadian Nurses' Association Examination or NCLEX-RN Exam in Canada

 


 

Registered Nurses by ENDORSEMENT:

One of the following is required: 

  • A Credential Evaluation Service (CES) report from an approved provider. The report must include your transcripts and verify that you graduated from a program equivalent to a U.S. registered nursing program. The CES report must be sent to our office from one of the four approved CES providers listed below.
    OR
  • Official documentation of passing the Canadian Nurses' Association Examination or NCLEX-RN Exam in Canada

 


 

Licensed Practical Nurse by EXAMINATION or ENDORSEMENT:

The following is required:

  • A Credential Evaluation Service (CES) report from an approved provider. The report must include your transcripts and verify that you graduated from a program equivalent to a U.S. registered nursing program. The CES report must be sent to our office from one of the four approved CES providers listed below.
    OR
    Official documentation of passing the Canadian Licensing Exam or NCLEX-RN Exam 

   AND

  • Proof of having taken and passed an English Proficiency Examination

Approved Credential Evaluation Services (CES)

Company Name​ ​Contact Info ​Required Form(s)
Educational Records Evaluation Services (ERES)​

www.eres.com
Phone: (916) 921-0790

1) Form 100 Nursing Evaluation Form
2) Form 101 Academic Transcript/Records Request Form
3) Form 102 Nursing Licensure Confirmation Form
Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
Phone: (215) 349-8767
Credential Evaluation Service Professional Report
International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
Phone: (310) 258-9451
 
Nursing Licensure Report
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants
(305) 273-1616
​Foreign Credential Evaluation Application for Board of Nursing Applicants

 

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