Nurse Licensure Compact

Nurse Licensure Compact

Nurse Licensure Compact

Maryland was the first state to join the National Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) in 1999.  Nurses with a multistate license can practice in any of the twenty-five NLC participating states.  The links below provide educational and reference material to foster a greater understanding of the NLC for nursing students, licensed nurses, employers, and the citizens of the State.

Click here to connect to the NCSBN Nurse Licensure Compact website.
NLC - :List of Participating States
NLC - Fact Sheet for Licensed Nurses and Nursing Students
NLC - Fact Sheet for Employers of Nurses​
NLC - Roadmap for New Graduates Applying for Examination
NLC - Roadmap for Nurse Applicants Seeking Licensure by Endorsement
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Nurse Licensure Compact

Video - Watch the Nurse Licensure Compact Explained​