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is Christine Paris enterprises USA Inc.?
enterprises USA Inc. is an international immigration assistance and job placement
are the requirements? Do I qualify?
here to get details. Placement and
all the areas you are providing visa?
are providing visa to nurses ,doctors, engineers , information technologist,
teachers, refrigeration and/or auto mechanics and all other qualified professions.
CPEUSAI provide any study aids to prepare for any of the requisite
examinations like NCLEX-RN and IELTS in India?
nurse applicants with its in-house, customized, training program. Click
here to view the information about training programs
long will be the processing period for my immigrant/or working visa to the USA?
povidingI-140/Employment Based Immigrant Visa- it takes 8-10 months depending on the
USCIS, for the H1B Visa/Working Visa it will take
my family be included in the immigrant visa petition?
do a family package, we include the spouse, and children below 21 years old.
you deduct salary?
No, we do not deduct salary, you will receive your salary direct from your employer's payroll.
a Nurse allowed to withdraw the agreement after signing the contract?
We are sorry; you are
not allowed to withdraw your application once you have signed the
agreement. The reason being once you sign the agreement with CPEUSAI,
we will the start processing of your application, which incurs certain
expenses. However after we have incurred these expenses if you still wish
to withdraw your application, you will have to reimburse the expenses to
long is my commitment to my employer in the USA ?
You will be required to
complete a two to five years contracts depending with your employer.
the benefits of pursuing a nursing career in the USA UK and Australia ?
A nursing career in the
above countries will offer you with endless opportunities to master your
patient care and critical thinking skills, help you expand your status of
educational achievements, explore a new country and culture, improve your
family lifestyle, while earning exceptional salary and benefits with your
happens when I complete my initial employment term?
completing your contractually obligated term of two to five years, you have an
option of continuing with the same facility or moving to another location
of your choice. Whatever be your decision, if you want CPEUSAI is
there to support you.
The Commission on
Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) is a non-profit,
internationally recognized leader in the education, registration and
licensure of healthcare professionals worldwide. CGFNS protects the
public in relation to evolving healthcare policies and standards of
professional practice for migrating healthcare professionals.
are the differences between the CES report and the CGFNS Certification
The CES report summarizes an applicant’s credentials. It
does not include a pass/fail eligibility review or an examination as in
the Certification Program. The CES evaluates the educational/professional
credentials of multiple types and levels of healthcare professionals,
while the Certification Program accommodates ONLY first-level, general
(registered) nurses. A critical difference is that the CGFNS
Certification Program indicates one’s likelihood of passing the
National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®
examination). Multiple, foreign-educated healthcare professionals can
utilize the CES.
already applied for or have been certified by the CGFNS Certification
Program. Must I submit any other documentation for the Credentials
The documentation required for the Certification Program
differs from that required by the Credentials Evaluation Service. It will
be necessary for you to request a full academic transcript from your
foreign school listing each course you completed during your professional
training, since the Certification Program does not require a full
transcript and the school may not have provided one.
The National Council Licensure Examination for registered
nurses (NCLEX –RN) is a required test to receive professional licensure
in the field of nursing and is created by the National Council of State
Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). It’s a national examination in the United
states of America. Application procedure
and licensing requirements are determined by each State Board of Nursing
and may differ from state to state.
What is the format of NCLEX-RN®?
The NCLEX CAT testing format stands for a computer adaptive
testing format. The test format will be a multiple-choice
questions/answer format. An NCLEX-RN examination can be 75 to 265
questions long. Of these items, 15 are pretest items that are not scored.
Maximum time allowed for the exam is 5 hours. There is no time limit for
What is the passing score for the NCLEX-RN exam?
There is no minimum passing score for the NCLEX-RN exam. There
is only pass or fail result based on the computer’s continuous
evaluation of your answer choices
I complete my direct NCLEX-RN when can I start my immigration. Is IELTS
certificate necessary to start my immigration?
can start your immigration process when you will be pass your
NCLEX-RN. There is no need to wait for IELTS to start
immigration processing. You can start your immigration process
immediately after you pass your NCLEX-RN. But you should do IELTS during immigration
processing period and get your visascreening certificate before
What is IELTS?
IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is
designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study
or work where English is the language of communication.
do I apply for IELTS?
Candidate fills in application form and sends it or takes it
to the test center with the test fee. You need evidence of identity. This
must be a passport or a national identity card with a number, a
photograph and a signature. You will enter the number of your passport
or ID card on your application form.
Do I take the "General" or
"Academic" module in IELTS for my US processing?
IELTS is available in two formats – Academic and General
The Academic Reading and Writing Modules assess whether a candidate is
ready to study or train in the medium of English at an undergraduate or
postgraduate level. General Training is suitable for candidates who are
going to English speaking countries to complete their secondary
education, to undertake work experience or training programs not at
degree level, or for immigration purposes to Australia, Canada and New
How much I have to score in IELTS for US Visa
IELTS provides a profile of the candidate’s ability to use
English. Candidates receive scores on a Band Scale from 1 to 9. The
overall band for nurse candidates are 6.5 and Spoken Band: 7.0 (Academic
How soon can a candidate repeat the test?
From 1 May 2006 the policy on candidates re-taking IELTS will
be amended. The restriction on re-taking IELTS within 90 days will
be removed and candidates will be able to repeat the test whenever they
For how long is an IELTS score
There are a number of variables affecting the length of time
over which an IELTS score remains valid. As a general rule it is
recommended that a Test Report Form that is more than two years old
should only be accepted as evidence of present level of ability if
accompanied by proof that a candidate has actively maintained or tried to
improve their English language proficiency.
is NMC and how I will apply for NMC?
is nurses and midwives council in UK.
please visit www.nmc-uk.org
requirements to UK
here to get details
Requirements to Australia.
here to get details
is VisaScreen™ and why do I need it?
Immigration law now requires that healthcare professionals, other than
complete a screening program in order to qualify for
certain occupational visas.
VisaScreen™, a program offered by The International
Commission on Healthcare Professions (ICHP).The
Visa Screen Certification process comprises of three parts.
1. TOEFL: 540 (or 207 computerized) TWE: 4.0
TOEIC: 725 TWE: 4.0 TSE: 50
(Academic Module ONLY): 6.5 IELTS Spoken Band: 7.0
2. Passing either the NCLEX-RN exam or
obtaining the CGFNS Certificate.
3. Credential evaluation report.
am a nurse who holds a CGFNS Certificate. Do I still need to apply for
the VisaScreen™ Certificate?
Yes. The VisaScreen™ Certificate is required for all
healthcare professionals (except physicians) who are seeking an immigrant
visa or a change in status to permanent residency. One of the
requirements of the VisaScreen™ program is that nurses must have passed
either the CGFNS Qualifying Exam or the NCLEX-RN® examination. Since you
already have the CGFNS Certificate, you will not have to take another
nursing exam to obtain your visa, and your transcripts on file may be
used for the educational evaluation element of the VisaScreen™ program.
What examinations are needed for the VisaScreen?
You only need to successfully complete either the CGFNS
Qualifying Examination or the NCLEX-RN.
In general, what type of visas do
foreign health professionals apply for?
we are providing I-140/Employment Based Immigrant visa.
If I am a registered nurse, do I need to
complete the CGFNS Qualifying Exam and the NCLEX-RN examination in order
to complete my VisaScreen™ application?
No. You only need to successfully complete either one of the
What is the first step to obtaining a green
I-140 application The immigration process begins when an
employer submits an immigrant visa petition (Form I-140) to the office of
the Immigration and USCIS (UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES)
having jurisdiction over
the nurse’s place of intended employment. The petition must be
accompanied by Labor Department forms ETA-750A and B and proof of the
employer’s ability to pay the prevailing wage offered to the employee.
When submitting the I-140 the RN must be in possession of:
a) A diploma or degree from a nursing institution in your country
b) An RN license in your country;
c) A full and unrestricted license to practice professional
nursing in the State of intended employment or a certification that she
has passed the examination given by the Commission on Graduates of
Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) or NCLEX-RN.
What is the final step in obtaining a green
The USCIS (UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
the approved visa petition to the National Visa Center (NVC).Then the NVC
forwards a packet to the nurse or his/her attorney containing
biographical information forms to be completed by his/her and his/her
family members, and a list of documents which must be presented at
his/her interview for permanent residence. Generally, the forms are
submitted directly to the US consulate.
Who is ICHP?
The International Commission on Health Care Professions is a
division of CGFNS. CGFNS launched ICHP in 1996 to administer its
VisaScreen program, which is a federally approved screening program for
foreign healthcare workers seeking an occupational visa in the United
States. VisaScreen enables healthcare professionals to meet this
requirement by verifying and evaluating their credentials to ensure that
they meet the government’s minimum eligibility standards. Applicants
who successfully complete VisaScreen receive a VisaScreen Certificate.
Can a Nurse get an Immigrant Visa without
passing the TOEFL / TSE or IELTS?
No, it is not true that you can get an Immigrant Visa without
the TOEFL / TSE or IELTS and Visa Screen Certificate. During your
interview at the U.S. Embassy and prior to the issuance of an Immigrant
Visa, you will be required to present a Visa Screen Certificate.
Before you are issued a Visa Screen Certificate, you are required to pass
the TOEFL / TSE or IELTS exam.