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This is a discussion on Passed NCLEX...Waiting for license # in Maryland Nursing, part of United States Nursing ... How long does it usually take for MBON to put up your license # after you pass the NCLEX?? I...by BethStarRN Jun 3, '10How long does it usually take for MBON to put up your license # after you pass the NCLEX?? I passed a week ago and still don't have a license number. It says my background check is still pending but I got my background check done months ago and they wouldnt have let me take the NCLEX if they didn't already have that right?? I'm so confused and my (hopefully) future place of employment needs my #. Is anyone else experiencing this??
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- Jun 3, '10 by caliotter3I would give them another week or so, then contact again. After that contact them on a regular basis using the squeaky wheel theory.
- Jun 4, '10 by Jules AYes, many congratulations! The MD bon is notoriously slow and this time of year is the worst because of the large number of new graduates. Hang in there.
- Jun 16, '10 by hazy_mystiqueHi, me too have the same problem. I'm from the Philippines, took nclex just this June 3. My name was on the Michigan BON website after 48 hours, with a pending license number and up to now...I'm also worried if I really pass or not because of my pending ID number.. Just would like to ask, if your name appears on the BON website, does it mean you pass already? Don't want to pay for the quick results and I'm scared to try the PV trick The official letter would probably take a month or so...
- Jun 27, '10 by fsv1024I took the nclex on the 17th and I just received mine in the mail about two days ago. So they were rather quick (surprisingly!). Congrats to you all!
- Jul 18, '10 by LylaRaeI took (and passed!) the NCLEX on 7/1 and still no license #. It says "pending" under discipline and background check. I can't get a live person on the phone at MBON. My employer will not pay me my full new grad salary until I have a license number. Very frustrating.
- Jul 20, '10 by opossumI took the NCLEX on 7/15 and found out 7/17 that I passed
However, my license # is still not up on the BON site (while all my classmates who passed are on there); I think it may be due to fingerprinting issues, since the state BON sent me a letter about 2 weeks before NCLEX telling me that the state cleared my prints, but not the FBI (??). So I sent them new prints and was told it could take up to three weeks or so for the Feds to clear them.
Meanwhile...I'd like to apply for jobs and have something appear if/when prospective employers verify my license on the BON. LylaRae - that is really frustrating!
- Jul 20, '10 by Nurse2bKimberlyDealing with the BON in this state is frustrating. May as well get used to it now The FBI background check takes a while to come back.
Congrats on passing the NCLEX
- Jul 20, '10 by LylaRaeMy FBI background check has been back for at least a month. I contacted the Department of Health and Mental Hygeine who oversees the MBON and they gave me the name and direct telephone number for the Director of MBON. I left her a voicemail, no return call yet. I also e-mailed my congressman. I think it all sucks.
- Jul 20, '10 by LylaRaei am laughing to keep from crying. i received an e-mail response. i never asked about my cna license renewal from 2009, only about my current rn license. does this make any sense to anyone? are they saying that if they don't approve my rn application within 5 days that i have to pay a $5 fee for their inefficiency? please help!
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