In Australia, similar to Canada, there isn’t a physical “NCLEX certificate” awarded after passing the exam. Here’s how the NCLEX functions in Australia:

NCLEX for Australian RN Registration:

  • The NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) is the computer-based exam used by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to assess candidates’ competency for entry-level registered nurse practice.

After Passing the NCLEX-RN in Australia:

  1. Result Notification: You’ll receive an official notification of your passing results from Pearson VUE, the exam provider.

  2. Registration Process: You’ll need to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), which is one of AHPRA’s 15 National Boards. The NMBA manages the registration of nurses and midwives in Australia. NCLEX CERTIFICATE AUSTRALIA

  3. Registration Requirements: The NMBA has a registration process with specific requirements. These include:

    • Passing the NCLEX-RN exam.
    • Meeting the English language proficiency requirements.
    • Completing a nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).
    • Providing evidence of good character and health.