A Step by Step Guide for Foreign RNs - page 4

by ArtisticNurse

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This guide aims to help fellow foreign RNs with their Registered Nurse application in Illinois. I have provided links for some of the institutions and forms involved in the process of applying to Illinois. If you have found any... Read More


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    Quote from lesliefy
    by the way, with regards to the 4 page application. I don't have and US Social Security Number. Is it ok if I leave it blank?? thanks.
    you're applying for IL? I'm not sure about that but what I know is, IL requires an SS number.
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    Quote from rosemaryfr
    you're applying for IL? I'm not sure about that but what I know is, IL requires an SS number.

    Yes, i am applying for IL. i have an SS number but i think this is only applicable here in the Philippines
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    Is it a US SSN or a Philippine SSN? If not a US SSN then you can not send your application to the state if a US SSN is required by them
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    Quote from lesliefy
    Yes, i am applying for IL. i have an SS number but i think this is only applicable here in the Philippines
    silverdragon is right. IL requires a US SSN, if you don't have that then you cannot apply. Try to look for other state that doesn't require US SSN.
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    Quote from lesliefy

    Yes, i am applying for IL. i have an SS number but i think this is only applicable here in the Philippines
    You can apply for it and take the NCLEX but they will not release the license until they receive your US SSN. Not sure if that is the license card they hold or if it's the license number itself. IL still issues a license card. Other states don't and just do e-verification of licenses.

    To be sure, you can email them a query.
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    Quote from ArtisticNurse
    You can apply for it and take the NCLEX but they will not release the license until they receive your US SSN. Not sure if that is the license card they hold or if it's the license number itself. IL still issues a license card. Other states don't and just do e-verification of licenses.

    To be sure, you can email them a query.
    that's fine with me. i have been asking them and i'm still waiting for their response. if ever, i can just leave that part blank in my application form?
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    continental testing has replied to me! yey. She said just leave it blank and they will just assign me a temporary number
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    Quote from lesliefy
    continental testing has replied to me! yey. She said just leave it blank and they will just assign me a temporary number
    Awesome Leslie!
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    hi artistic nurse..
    do you have an idea if i still have to provide proof of education using Illinois ED-NUR form even if the CGFNS CES already have my course by course report?tnx alot..youd been very helpful
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    Quote from askingbenitez
    hi artistic nurse..
    do you have an idea if i still have to provide proof of education using Illinois ED-NUR form even if the CGFNS CES already have my course by course report?tnx alot..youd been very helpful
    Depends if you graduated in the US. ED-NUR is only filled out by US graduates.


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