Indiana NCLEX Registration and RN Licensure Information



Indiana NCLEX Registration and RN Licensure Information

This article provides instructions for WGU students registering for the NCLEX-RN and applying for RN licensure in Indiana. Begin these steps when you start the Role Transitions course.


When registering for the NCLEX-RN, please make sure to use the school code - US48500800



Before Graduation Steps to Register for the NCLEX-RN by Examination in Indiana

You should apply for licensure and exam eligibility no less than two weeks before your anticipated graduation. Studies show that graduates who take the NCLEX exam shortly after graduation are more likely to pass on their first attempt.


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  1. Review state requirements and application instructions: Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (opens new window)
  2. Complete the online application - Go to (opens new window) and click “Register a Person” to begin an initial application:
    1. Name: The name on your application must match your ID and WGU degree. You will not be permitted to test if your name does not match.
    2. School Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    3. Graduation Date: Enter your best estimate
    4. Pay the $50 application fee by credit or debit card
    5. Complete the criminal background check at the end of the application
    6. Upload any additional documentation which may be required due to a positive response to one of the questions on the application (court documents etc.)
    7. Please allow 48 business hours for the application to be received and reviewed. You will be contacted by a customer service representative with details of what additional documentation is required to complete the application.

  3.  Register for NCLEX-RN via Pearson VUE (opens new window)
    1. Name: The name on your registration must match your ID. You will not be permitted to test if your name does not match.
    2. School Code: WGU’s Indiana school code is US48500800
    3. School Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    4. Pay the exam fee: Due upon submittal of registration
  4. Review NCLEX-RN preparation documents
    The NCSBN provides exam preparation materials:


After Graduation Steps to Schedule the NCLEX-RN and Obtain Licensure in Indiana

Complete the above steps prior to graduation. Once you have graduated, follow the steps below to schedule your exam and receive your RN license.

  1. Submit Certificate of Completion: Submitted by WGU to the IN Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA). Once you have graduated, your Program Mentor will send notification to the WGU Program Director who will then submit a Certificate of Completion to IPLA.
  2. Receive Authorization to Test (ATT): E-mailed to you from Pearson VUE. The IPLA will review your application materials once it has received the Certificate of Completion. IPLA will then notify Pearson VUE, who will email you an ATT that will allow you to schedule your exam.
  3. Schedule the NCLEX-RN: Using your ATT, schedule the exam. Your success rate is greater the sooner you take the exam after graduation. IPLA will email your results. 
  4. Receive Exam Results: If you did not pass, you will receive instructions to register for the exam again.
  5. Receive RN License: Once you have passed the NCLEX-RN exam, IPLA will issue your RN license. Congratulations!


Contact your Program Mentor with any questions about this process.



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