Nursing Licensure

State Contact Compact Walk Through Time Frame Special Considerations
Alabama   Show contact info »     2 weeks  
Alaska   Show contact info »     2 weeks Special fingerprints or background check
Arizona   Show contact info » check check License Issued 48-72 hours after walk through Special fingerprints or background check
Arkansas   Show contact info » check   10 days for new licenses  
California   Show contact info »     4-8 weeks Special fingerprints or background check
Colorado   Show contact info » check   4 weeks for new licenses  
Connecticut   Show contact info »     2 weeks  
Delaware   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses  
District of Columbia   Show contact info »   check    
Florida   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
Georgia   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
Hawaii   Show contact info »     Temporary takes 1 week  
Idaho   Show contact info » check check    
Illinois   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
Indiana   Show contact info »   check    
Iowa   Show contact info » check   2-6 weeks for new licenses  
Kansas   Show contact info »   check 2 weeks  
Kentucky   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
Louisiana   Show contact info »   check Walk through is for temporary license; 4-6 weeks otherwise  
Maine   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
Maryland   Show contact info » check check   Paperless Process
Massachusetts   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
Michigan   Show contact info »     6-8 weeks  
Minnesota   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
Mississippi   Show contact info » check check    
Missouri   Show contact info » check check    
Montana   Show contact info »     1 week  
Nebraska   Show contact info » check check    
Nevada   Show contact info »     6-9 weeks  
New Hampshire   Show contact info » check    2-8 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
New Jersey   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks  
New Mexico   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
New York   Show contact info »     6-8 weeks  
North Carolina   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
North Dakota   Show contact info » check   1 week for new licenses  
Ohio   Show contact info »     4-6 weeks Special fingerprints or background check

Paperless Process

Oklahoma   Show contact info »     3-4 weeks  
Oregon   Show contact info »     3 weeks  
Pennsylvania   Show contact info »     2-3 weeks Special fingerprints or background check
Rhode Island   Show contact info » check check 4+ weeks for new licenses  
South Carolina   Show contact info » check check 2 weeks via mail  
South Dakota   Show contact info » check check    
Tennessee   Show contact info » check   4-6 weeks for new licenses  
Texas   Show contact info » check   2 weeks for new licenses Paperless Process
Utah   Show contact info » check   3 weeks for new licenses  
Vermont   Show contact info »   check    
Virginia   Show contact info » check   4 weeks for new licenses  
Washington   Show contact info »     4-5 weeks Paperless Process
West Virginia   Show contact info »     1-2 weeks  
Wisconsin   Show contact info »     2 weeks for new licenses  
Wyoming   Show contact info »     2-3 weeks