Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

The NLC increases access to care while maintaining public protection at the state level. Under the NLC, nurses can practice in other NLC states, without having to obtain additional licenses.

NLC license application information is available here. 

Current NLC States and Status

*Nurses holding a multistate license in their home state may now utilize that license to practice in New Jersey and Guam.
*Nurses residing in New Jersey will not be able to apply for a multistate license until the 2nd half of 2021. The date is TBD.
*Nurses residing in Guam will not be able to apply for a multistate license until 2022.