How Long Does it Take to Get Official NCLEX Results from the Board of Nursing (BON)?


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We asked our community to tell us how long it usually takes to get official NCLEX results from their state boards on nursing, and we’ve made a list based on those answers. Please share your experience with us so we can improve this post, as the more information we have, the more accurate this can be.

Please note that these are estimates based on our users’ experiences and will likely vary based on volume, time of year, etc.:

State Business days
Alabama - AL 1-5
Alaska - AK 1-5
Arizona - AZ 1-5
Arkansas - AR 1-5
California - CA 2-10+
Colorado - CO 2-5
Connecticut - CT 1-5
Delaware - DE 2-5
Florida - FL 1-5
Georgia - GA 1-5
Hawaii - HI 2-5
Idaho - ID 1-5
Illinois - IL 2-5
Indiana - IN 1-5
Iowa - IA 1-5
Kansas - KS 1-5
Kentucky - KY 1-5
Louisiana - LA 1-5
Maine - ME 2-5
Maryland - MD 2-7
Massachusetts - MA 2-5
Michigan - MI 1-5
Minnesota - MN 1-5
Mississippi - MS 1-5
Missouri - MO 1-5
Montana - MT 1-5
Nebraska - NE 1-5
Nevada - NV 1-5
New Hampshire - NH 1-5
New Jersey - NJ 2-5
New Mexico - NM 1-5
New York - NY 2-7
North Carolina - NC 2-5
North Dakota - ND 1-5
Ohio - OH 2-5
Oklahoma - OK 1-5
Oregon - OR 1-5
Pennsylvania - PA 2-7
Rhode Island - RI 2-5
South Carolina - SC 2-5
South Dakota - SD 1-5
Tennessee - TN 1-5
Texas - TX 1-5
Utah - UT 1-5
Vermont - VT 2-5
Virginia - VA 1-5
Washington - WA 1-5
West Virginia - WV 1-5
Wisconsin - WI 1-5
Wyoming - WY 1-5

Please see the following post regarding candidate performance reports (CPRs) which are sent to those who fail the NCLEX, which according to the NCSBN, are sent out with official NCLEX results: