You have made a life-changing decision to apply and enroll in our program. But before you start the application, please take a little time to learn more about our recruitment program.
There are six (6) steps involved in our program. The paragraphs below contain the details about these steps. When you finish reading through the five steps and feel more excited about getting your recruitment process started with Global Nursing Recruiters, then wait no longer. Click on the APPLY NOW tab and complete the application form. We will respond to you in a timely manner as we receive and review your application.
Our basic requirements for enrolment are:
- You must be a registered nurse with a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
- You must have at least two (2) years of postgraduate work experience in either one or more of the following units; ER, MED-SURG, ICU, OR.
- You must be currently employed in one of the units listed above.
Preparation for the GNR Entry Exam
Registration and Job Offer
Start NCLEX-RN Review & Credential Evaluation
Pass NCLEX and Immigration Process
Step 1. Competition of Application
Complete the application form on this website and pay the application fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00 USD). Your application will not be processed until the application fee has been paid.
Step 2. Phone Interview
In step 2, we will conduct a phone interview with you to learn more about your work experience as a registered nurse and your interest in working in the US. During the interview, you will also learn more about our recruitment program, employment with GNR and our US permanent residence (Green Card) sponsorship for you and your immediate family.
Step 3. GNR Entry Exam
After your interview, you will be sent an NCLEX-RN review book where you will have to study a few selected chapters to study for the Global Nursing Recruiters (GNR) Entry Exam. You will have two weeks to study for this exam. After passing the Entry Exam, you will receive a welcome letter with details about the next steps.
Step 4. Registration and Job Offer
When you pass the Entry Exam, you will receive an acceptance letter from us, which also has information on how to pay the registration fee. The registration fee is a commitment fee and it is FULLY REFUNDABLE when you arrive in the United States through GNR. Registration fee payment can be made one-time or in two equal payments of six hundred and fifty ($650.00) US dollars. The first payment of $650.00 is due after you pass the Entry Exam. The second payment is due 3-4 months following the first payment. When your first payment is received, you will be sent a GNR employment contract to be signed. When you pass the US RN licensure exam (NCLEX-RN), the signed job contract will be used as part of the documents needed to apply for a US work visa for you to migrate to the United States.The Registration fee is used to pay for the following:
- Your nursing school transcript evaluation by CGFNS
- Your US Registered Nurse license
- Registration fee to take NCLEX-RN
- Cost of processing your fingerprints
- NCLEX-RN review resources
- NCLEX-RN instructor tutoring and assessments
Step 5. Credential Evaluation and NCLEX-RN Review
In step 5A, we start the credentials evaluation process. GNR will pay for your transcript to be evaluated by the leading credentials evaluation company in the US (CGFNS). You will receive a tutorial on how to complete the CGFNS application form. When your transcript evaluation is complete, GNR will register you to take the NCLEX-RN. You will choose the most convenient date for you want to take the NCLEX. However, GNR will review your scores in our internal examinations and make recommendations as to when you should take the NCLEX.
Beginning of the NCLEX-RN review course with GNR.
As you move to step 5 of the recruitment process, GNR will provide you with the links to some of the best resources for NCLEX review. You will be guided and tutored by GNR instructors for a 3-months period as you continue to study for the NCLEX-RN. You will take periodic internal NCLEX type examinations which we use to monitor your progress.
**Please note that the date of your exam will be determined by your scores in the GNR periodic tests. As part of GNR’s policy to maintain a high pass rate of our nurses, we do not schedule you to take the NCLEX-RN until your scores in our internal assessments indicate a high chance of passing the NCLEX-RN in your first attempt.
GNR’s NCLEX – RN Review Course:
- The GNR’s NCLEX Review Course consists of live interactive online classes through WebEx (A virtual classroom).
- The classes will be offered by an experienced RN or MD with many years of NCLEX-RN teaching experience.
- You will be able to see the instructor and ask questions.
- The review course will be scheduled on a weekly basis with each class lasting for approximately 4 hours. There is flexibility with the class schedule and all classes are recorded and can be reviewed if you miss a class.
Registration for the NCLEX-RN
When GNR registers you for the NCLEX-RN, an authorization to test number issued to you. You are then given a 3 months window within which you have to take the exam. If you fail to take the exam within that window, you will be required to pay out of your pocket to register again for the exam. After the successful completion of the NCLEX, the State Board will issue you a US license within 2-3 weeks. Your resume will be updated with your US RN License, and GNR will forward your resume to our partner company, “MedStar Staffing”. MedStar Staffing will interview you for a possible job contract and then start the US VISA application process for you. You will not be paying any fees for this next step.
Duration of the recruitment process:
- From the start of transcript evaluation and NCLEX review to obtaining your US RN license may take between 6 – 12 months depending on how soon you take and pass the exam.
- Immigration process to the United States after you have signed a contract may take between 6-12 months.
So please be patient and continue to work as an RN in your home country whiles you wait for your US visa. This is very important.
Step 6: Pass NCLEX and Immigration Process
When you pass the NCLEX-RN, your resume will be updated with your US Registered Nurse license, and we will start the US work visa application process.
NOTE: As part of the requirements for the US work visa application, you are to take and obtain a satisfactory result in the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS)
GLOBAL NURSING RECRUITERS (GNR) will make this process less hectic for you by assisting you in the following:
- Walk you through the registration process with Global Nursing Recruiters (GNR).
- Provide you with resources to prepare for the GNR ENTRY EXAM and the NCLEX-RN.
- Guide you as you prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Our experienced NCLEX Instructors will use their expertise and resources to help you be well prepared before taking the licensing exam.
- Assist you in getting your nursing school transcript evaluated by the leading credential evaluation company for nurses in the US, CGFNS. As a foreign-trained nurse, your nursing education has to be verified for you to be accepted into any US nursing program.
- Finance your trip to take the NCLEX-RN. This includes flight, hotel, and per diem.
- Pay for your transcript evaluation.
- Pay to register you for the NCLEX-RN.
- Pay for your US RN license.
- Work with our partner nursing agencies to secure you a job contract with green card sponsorship.
- Support you as your parent company when you relocate to the US.
How do I apply to Global Nursing Recruiters?
What do I need to qualify for a Registered Nurse job in the United States?
- First of all you have to be a graduate of an accredited nursing program with an associate degree or higher in nursing.
- You must have at least 2 years of experience as a registered nurse in an acute care/tertiary hospital after graduation
- You must pass the US National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)
- You must be fluent in English, and must have taken the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) with a satisfactory result
- Good attitude, good personality, hardworking, including references that can be verified is a must.
How long will it take for me to prepare to take and pass the NCLEX and start working in the United States?
Preparation for the NCLEX:
On average, it takes about 6 months to prepare to take and pass the NCLEX.
The immigration process:
Global Nursing Recruiters will pay the full cost of your migration to the USA. The immigration process may take between 6 and 12 months, depending on whether a regular or premium filing process is used and your country of citizenship, among other factors. Some cases may take longer than 12 months. Global Nursing Recruiters uses the fastest process (Premium), which may take less than 6 months.
What happens if I fail the NCLEX on my first attempt?
But should you fail after following all the recommendations of GNR, we will continue to support you as you prepare to retake the NCLEX.