OGrady Peyton

Licensure & US Visa

US Visa, Visascreen, NCLEX, and RN License Information

For over 40 years, O’Grady Peyton International has helped international nurses successfully go through their nursing visa, USA screening and RN licensing process, all in an effort to help them work in short-term, long-term or permanent nursing jobs in America.

Our Licensure and Immigration Specialists help you with the following:

NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation

Once you are accepted into the USA Nursing Program, you must first apply for, and pass, the computerized, multiple choice National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses exam (NCLEX-RN) to be eligible for American nursing employment. The NCLEX exam is designed to test your nursing knowledge and ability to provide high-quality patient care.

O’Grady Peyton International will help you prepare for the NCLEX-RN exam by providing excellent educational programs and study materials. Due to our comprehensive training and support, our nurses have one of the highest NCLEX-RN pass rates of any international program.

English Language Testing

For nurses who have not undertaken their professional training in the following list of Exempt Countries, the American immigration process requires you to take either the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or the TOEFL/TSE (Test of English as a Foreign Language/Test of Spoken English) tests.

  • Australia
  • Barbados
  • Canada (except Quebec, the only schools approved for exemption are: McGill University, Dawson College, Vanier College, John Abbott College, and Heritage College)
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

For more information, please visit CGFNS’s list of requirements.

These tests are internationally recognized English language examinations that meet the criteria set by the USCIS (United States Citizen and Immigration Services) and ICHP (International Commission for Healthcare Professionals).

An O’Grady Peyton International representative can assist/advise you with obtaining English language training and examinations.

Permanent Residency Visa

Once you have passed your NCLEX-RN exam, we’ll begin the permanent residency and nursing visa screening process.O’Grady Peyton International will sponsor you and your immediate family members to become legal permanent residents (Green Cards). This will let you, your spouse and your children under the age of 21 to legally live and work in America. Your immigration specialist will help you complete all the required documentation for the USCIS and will be available to support you throughout the process.

Visa Screen™ Certificate

The Visa Screen certificate provides evidence that you have completed a required screening program for healthcare professionals in order to qualify for a Permanent Residency visa for nursing employment in America. O’Grady Peyton International will handle all the paperwork and documentation required for your nursing visa screening.

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