Can I become an LVN in CA with my BSN degree from the Philippines?

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    Hi. I'm a US citizen, obtained my Bachelor's degree in Nursing in the Philippines and also a Registered Nurse there. I applied for the NCLEX-RN exam here in california but got denied due to some "concurrency" issues about my theory and RLE from my school which they said that I did not meet all the requirements here in California, now they want me to enroll in a nursing school here to complete my deficiencies. I just wanted to know if I am qualified to take the LVN?apply for the examination directly without enrolling in any LVN programs? is that possible? have anyone tried doing this before?
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    moved to nurse registration......this thread may answer all your questions.
    CA BRN new requirements for NCLEX RN international students
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    Yes you are qualified and you can apply under equivalency method 3.Follow the instructions on the website.Good luck
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    Yes you are qualified and you can apply under equivalency method 3.Follow the instructions on the website.Good luck
    thanks for your reply. I've also contacted their office about it and they said the same thing.
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    Good luck


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