how do you get your license certificate after passing nclex?

  1. hello, just pass the nclex rn in july 10, i'm just wondering if anyone know how long it takes to get your license #. i check in illinois license look up, my name its not in there yet. Do i need to call someone in illinois or pay something for the license certificate, or just wait for the mail. can anyone help me what's step i need to do? any website i need to go too or phone number in illinois i need to get contact too. any input would be greatly appreciated. thank you.
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  3. by   azor
    You have to call the board of nursing and find out the next step you need to take.When you go to their website,you'll get their number there.Congrats.
  4. by   caliotter3
    Mine just came in the mail.
  5. by   jeffrey930
    thanks guys. still waiting for the license application in the mail....i really need it soon for my petition papers. i hope it don't take them long i got till august 17 to turn all my paper work.
  6. by   bigreddog1934
    what are petition papers? i just found out i passed nclex about 14 minutes ago.
  7. by   jjcnursetobe?
    I'm in the same situation, how long did it finally take to get your license in illinois?
  8. by   Silverdragon102
    This is a old thread, probably better posting your question in the Illinois forum found under the region tab above