Quote from marie_dale
How about those who are already citizens of USA and their immigrants as well who took their BSN in the philippines?? Citizens of other countries are not allowed to take the Philippine local board right?? And those immigrants waiting for their citizenship?
First of all, it is not yet confirmed. Secondly, dual-citizens are still Filipinos and therefore enjoys both benefits of each Citizenship. Including, able to take the local boards and practicing as a local RN in the Philippines. Lastly, an immigrant is also still a Filipino Citizen only and so there is no hindrance in being able to take the local boards.
But since it is not yet confirmed, it is still subject to the Boards discretion on w/c should take it and w/c persons can be exempted.
Of course, if one took nursing in the US then they obviously do not have to take the local Boards, whether they are Filipino Citizens or not. If one took BSN Nursing in PH, there is no legal hindrance in not being able to take it as long as the applicant still holds a Filipino Citizenship.