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Requirements to work in the U.S as an International Registered Nurse
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Our requirements to work in the U.S. as a Registered Nurse

  • Publish Date: Posted over 1 year ago
  • Author:by Kate Andrews

We hire registered nurses from all over the globe to have a career in the U.S. as a nurse and buuld a life they love. If you are a registered nurse from abroad or a recent international nursing graduate who studied the U.S., apply with us. To be qualified to join our Conexus community in the U.S., you will need the following: 


Educational Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing (BSN) or a Nursing Diploma equivalent to an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) the U.S. 


Nursing Experience Required for Consular Processing

  • You will need to currently be working in an acute care role or in long term care in a healthcare setting.

  • If you have a Nursing Diploma, we will need to verify your education credentials before we can take the next steps in your application. 


​International Student in the U.S. or Canada. 

  • If you have recently graduated from the U.S. or Canada you can apply with us without prior clinical experience. Find out more. 


Other Requirements 

  • You will need to have passed the NCLEX-RN before we can offer you an interview.

  • We often get asked if you will need your IELTS before applying with us. The simple answer is no! You will need to pass the IELTS later on in our application process, but there is no reason to wait until you score the perfect score before starting your application with us.  


Getting started

Are you ready to start your application with the best in healthcare? Apply here