Eligibility

New Graduate Nurse From Accredited Nursing School

  • By cohort start date, will accept Texas GN Permit/Authorization to Test (ATT) with confirmed date of scheduled NCLEX.
  • Will not accept out-of-state GN permits.

Frequently asked questions about Texas Board of Nurses licensing. Please review all content information carefully.

Registered Nurse

Less than 1 year of full time RN experience (less than 2080 hours) by start date.
Accepted:

  • Texas RN license
  • Temporary Texas license
  • Compact RN license

Frequently asked questions about Texas Board of Nurses licensing. Please review all content information carefully.

Returning Applicants

All returning applicants must have a RN license when applying for a subsequent cohort.

A new application needs to be completed, required documents need to be uploaded and reference letters need to be resubmitted.