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.

39 NLC Jurisdictions and Status

For details on states with pending implementation status, please see the NLC Map PDF below.

More Information

To access your nursing regulatory body website and license application, select your state from the drop-down.

You can also download the NLC map and the list of participating states.