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Nursing License 101:  How to Get a Travel Nursing License

Need to get your nursing license in another state for travel nursing? 

Travel nursing affords RNs the opportunity to work in exciting locations across the U.S. In order to work in a different state, however, travel nurses must obtain the proper nursing license.

NursesRx is here to help you through the nursing license process, and can make sure that you are fully licensed for the travel nursing location where you would like to work.

Apply with NursesRx today and let our team guide you through the nurse license process.

Important Nursing License Information:

Any individual who practices nursing is required to obtain and maintain a nursing license as well as obey nurse licensure laws. Below is some important nurse license information.

  • You must be a graduate of an approved nursing education program to obtain a nurse license
  • You must pass the NCLEX-RN® or NCLEX-PN® Examination to acquire a nursing license
  • A nurse licensed in one jurisdiction can oftentimes be licensed in another jurisdiction via endorsement
  • Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows nurses to practice in other compact states with a single multistate license.

*Learn more about the Nurse Licensure Compact and see a list of nursing compact states.

Nurse License Information by State

Nurse license processes, time frames and requirements can vary by state. Click on each state below to access board of nursing requirements and further information on verification, renewal and more. 

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