Understanding the Importance of the Authorization to Test (ATT) Email
After you are declared eligible by your board of nursing, you will receive an ATT email from PearsonVue. You must have your ATT email to schedule an appointment to take the NCLEX examination.
The ATT email contains the authorization number, candidate identification number and an expiration date. Each ATT email is valid for a period of time specified by your board of nursing (varies from 60 days to 365 days; however, the average is 90 days). Once your board of nursing declares eligibility and the ATT email is issued, you must test within the validity dates of your ATT email.
The ATT validity dates cannot be extended for any reason. If you do not test within these dates you will have to reregister and repay the examination fee.