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Re-Exam Information

If you are unsuccessful in passing the Iowa NCLEX exam, a paper copy of your exam results and Re-Exam Instructions will automatically be mailed to you.

You must follow the Re-Exam instructions provided in the link below:

How to apply for re-examination: 

Complete an application online, as the preferred method of application. Pay the $93.00 fee each time an application for exam is submitted. The fingerprinting fee of $50 is due if it has been more than 12 months since your last examination application. These fees are non-refundable. 

Candidates must wait a minimum of 45 days between examinations; however, candidates may apply as soon as they are notified they did not pass. 

If you have questions, please call 515.281.6488 or send a message to 


Updated 11/10/2022