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 implementation is completed.

NLC supporters across the U.S.

  • Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association
  • AlediumHR
  • Alliance for Connected Care
  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • 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 for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
  • American Red Cross
  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
  • Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association
  • Association of Camp Nursing
  • Association for Vascular Access
  • Case Management Society of America (CMSA)
  • CGFNS International, Inc.
  • CHG Medical Staffing, Inc. dba RN Network
  • Citizen Advocacy Center (CAC)
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification
  • Cross Country Healthcare
  • CTel Innovations
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • Health Innovation Alliance
  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Healthcare
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
  • 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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