Enacted in 39 Jursidictions

The Nurse Licensure Compact is a modern licensure solution for the 21st century. As leaders in public protection, State Boards of Nursing developed and adopted the Nurse Licensure Compact in 2015. The Nurse Licensure Compact allows for nurses to have one multistate license with the ability to practice in all compact states. 

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*Nurses holding a multistate license in their home state may now utilize that license to practice in Guam. Nurses residing in Guam will not be able to apply for a multistate license until 2022.

NLC supporters across the U.S.

  • Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association
  • Alliance for Connected Care
  • Alliance for Connected Care
  • AlediumHR
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
  • American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
  • American Association of Poison Control Centers
  • American Nephrology Nurses Association
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)
  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
  • Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association
  • Association of Camp Nursing
  • Association for Vascular Access
  • Case Management Society of America (CMSA)
  • Center for Telehealth and E-Health Law
  • CGFNS International, Inc.
  • Citizen Advocacy Center (CAC)
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification
  • Cross Country Healthcare
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • Health IT Now
  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Healthcare
  • National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations (NATHO)
  • National Military Family Association
  • National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
  • National League for Nursing
  • National Patient Safety Foundation
  • National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Optum
  • Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
  • Population Health Alliance
  • Telehealth Leadership Council
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions Ltd.

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