Nurse Licensure Compact
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Announcement: New NLC Rule

Starting Jan. 2, 2024, a new NLC rule will be in effect. Nurses relocating to another compact state have 60 days from the time they move to apply for a new license by endorsement in a new primary state of residence.

The new rule (effective beginning January 2, 2024) reads:

402(2) A multistate licensee who changes primary state of residence to another party state shall apply for a multistate license in the new party state within 60 days.

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