Compact License

 

Alabama

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 weeks

4-6 weeks

$138.50

 

LPN

14 Days

4-6 Weeks

$138.50

 

CNA

NA

reciprocity ; facility gets you on the registry

Apply for job

 

Alaska

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

10 days

4-8 weeks

$325

 

LPN

10 Days

6-8 Weeks

$325

 

CNA

Can Work 4 Mos not on registry

2 Weeks

$260

 

Arizona *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

30 days

2-3 Months

$250

 

LPN

48+ hour walkthrough

2-3 Months

$50

 

CNA

NA

4-6 Months

$50

 

Arkansas *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

10-14 Days

4-6 Weeks

$125

 

LPN

3-4 Days

10 Weeks

$125

 

CNA

NA

2 Weeks

No Fee

 

California

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

4-6 Weeks

10-12 Weeks

$200

 

LPN

6-10 weeks

6 Months

$200

 

CNA

4-8 weeks

No app fee, but will have fingerprinting fee

 

 

Colorado *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

10-14 Days

4-6 Weeks

$43

 

LPN

1-2 Weeks

3-4 Weeks

$43

 

CNA

Can Work 4 Mos not on registry

4-6 Weeks

$10

 

Connecticut

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2 Weeks/ Can work 120 days

3-4 Weeks

$180

 

LPN

5 Days

10 Days

$150

 

CNA

NA

2 Weeks

$55

 

Delaware *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1 Week

4-6 Weeks

$250

 

LPN

1 Week

2 Weeks

$150

 

CNA

NA

2-3 Weeks

$30

 

District of Columbia

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Waiting for info

Waiting for info

$230 plus background check fee

 

LPN

Waiting for info

waiting for info

$230 plus background check fee

 

CNA

waiting for info

waiting for info

$15

 

Florida

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

30 Days

$110

 

LPN

NA

30 Days

$110

 

CNA

3 Weeks- Work 120 Days While Processing

Up To 30 Days

Fingerprinting Fee varies

 

Georgia

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

10-15 Days

$75

 

LPN

NA

10-15 Days

$75

 

CNA

NA

2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Hawaii

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

10-15 Days

2-4 Weeks

$146-$202

 

LPN

10-15 Days

10-15 Days

Varies per the year $146-$202

 

CNA

NA

2-3 Weeks

$25

 

Idaho *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2 Weeks/ Can work for 90 days

2 Months

$177

 

LPN

Walk Through

6-8 Weeks

$177

 

CNA

120 Days

1 Month

No Fee

 

Illinois

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 Months

2-3 Months

$75

 

LPN

3-4 Weeks

2-4 Weeks

$75

 

CNA

NA

1-3 Days

No Fee

 

Indiana

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2-3 Weeks/ Can work for 90 days

3-4 Weeks

$60

 

LPN

10-14 Days

4-5 Weeks

$60

 

CNA

2-6 weeks

2-6 weeks

$65

 

Iowa *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Receive the following Monday/ Work for 30 days

2-3 Weeks

$169

 

LPN

5-10 Days

5-10 Days

$169

 

CNA

3-5 days

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Kansas

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 days

3-4 Weeks

$75

 

LPN

1 week/ Work 120 days

4-6 weeks

 

 

CNA

NA

Exam/ 3-4 Weeks after

$20

 

Kentucky *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2-4 Weeks/ Can work for 6 Months

2-4 Weeks

$179.75

 

LPN

10-14 Days

4-6 Weeks

$179.75

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Louisiana

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Walkthrough - must be in person ; can work for 90 days

6-8 Weeks

$140.75-$25.75

 

LPN

Walk Through

12 weeks

$175.75

 

CNA

NA

NA

No Endorsement

 

Maine *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days

Prior to temp expiration

$75

 

LPN

7-14 Days

1 Week

$50

 

CNA

Can Work 4 Mos not on registry

4-6 Months

$20

 

Maryland *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

48 Hr walk through

3-4 Weeks

$192.75

 

LPN

Walk Through

4-6 Weeks

$174.50

 

CNA

NA

Up To 3 Months

$20

 

Massachusetts

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Email Mass for info

1-3 Weeks

$275

 

LPN

10 Days

4 Weeks

$275

 

CNA

NA

3 Weeks

No Fee

 

Michigan

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

NA

$64

 

LPN

N/A

6-8 Weeks

$54

 

CNA

NA

No Reciprocity/Exam/2 Weeks

Training Program

 

Minnesota

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2-5 Business days/ Can work 60 days

1-2 Weeks

$105

 

LPN

1-5 Days

Varies

$115

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Mississippi *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-5 Days/ Work 90 days

1-2 Weeks

$125

 

LPN

5 Days

2-3 Weeks

 

 

CNA

NA

2-4 Weeks

$26

 

Missouri *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 months

 

 

 

LPN

Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 months

2-3 Weeks

$95.80

 

CNA

2-3 weeks

Take Exam (passed) 6-8 Weeks

Exam Fees Vary

 

Montana *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

30 Days

$200

 

LPN

4-6 weeks

10 Days

$227.25

 

CNA

NA

4-6 weeks

No Fee

 

Nebraska *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Temp lasts 60 days

 

 

 

LPN

3-6 weeks

2-8 Weeks

$59.50 - $151.75

 

CNA

NA

2-4 Weeks

$20 Abuse Course

 

Nevada

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

 

 

 

 

LPN

7 Days

7 Days

$145

 

CNA

1 Week

2-4 Months

$50 app/$51.25 Fingerprinting

 

New Hampshire *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Temp lasts 120 days

 

 

 

LPN

8 Weeks

8 Weeks

$59.75

 

CNA

NA

4-6 Weeks

$35 app/$49.75 Fingerprinting

 

New Jersey

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

 

 

 

 

LPN

No Temp

4-6 Weeks

$261.44

 

CNA

120 Days

4-6 Months

$30 Some States Do Not Xfer

 

New Mexico *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-5 Days

3-4 Weeks

$160

 

LPN

2 Weeks

2 Weeks

$115

 

CNA

NA

3-4 Weeks

No Fee

 

New York

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Limited permit

3-4 Weeks unless from CA or IL (add 6-8 weeks)

$178

 

LPN

No Temp

6-8 Weeks

$178

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

$50

 

North Carolina *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work for 6 months

6-8 Weeks

$218

 

LPN

2-3 Days

6-8 Weeks

$150

 

CNA

4-6 Weeks

4-6 Weeks

$101

 

North Dakota *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days

1-2 Weeks

$160

 

LPN

1 week

2 Weeks

$160

 

CNA

10 days

2-4 Weeks

No Fee

 

Ohio

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 Months

6-8 Weeks

$75 plus home state verification fee

 

LPN

2-3 Weeks

2 Weeks

 

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Oklahoma

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-4 Weeks/ Work90 days

Must request temp to go active

$99

 

LPN

2 Weeks

2 Weeks

$95

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Oregon

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

4-6 Weeks

$268.50 plus home states verification fees

 

LPN

No Temp

3-4 Weeks

$268.50 plus home states verification fees

 

CNA

NA

4-6 Weeks

$124.50

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks

4-8 Weeks

$135

 

LPN

7-10 Days

6-8 Weeks

$155

 

CNA

Work Up To 120 Days

2-4 Weeks

No Fee

 

Rhode Island *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Waiting for info

Waiting for info

$135

 

LPN

Waiting for info

8 Weeks

 

 

CNA

NA

8+ weeks

$35

 

South Carolina *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

N/A

2-3 Weeks

$110

 

LPN

N/A

6-8 Weeks

$110

 

CNA

NA

Online app/Exam 7-10 Days

No Fee

 

South Dakota *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days

3-5 Weeks

$125

 

LPN

3-6 Weeks

$125+

 

 

CNA

Can Work Up To 60 Days

1-2 Weeks Depends On Home State

No Fee

 

Tennessee *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

4-6 Weeks

$115

 

LPN

4-6 Weeks

6-8 Weeks

$115

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Texas *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 days

2-3 Weeks

$186

 

LPN

10 Days

10 Days

$111

 

CNA

6-8 weeks

1-3 Weeks

No Fee

 

Utah *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

NA

3-4 Weeks

$100

 

LPN

No Temp

10 Days

$100

 

CNA

NA

1-2 Weeks

$10

 

Vermont

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

Walk Through ;

2-3 Weeks

$150

 

LPN

Walk Through ; 7-10 business days

3-4 Weeks

Waiting on further information

 

CNA

2-5 Days

Up To 3 Months

$20

 

Virginia *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

7-10 Days

2-3 Weeks

$190

 

LPN

3-5 Days

2-6 Weeks

$170

 

CNA

Auth to practAppSupportDocs

30-45 Days

No Fee

 

Washington

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

2-3 Weeks

7-8 Weeks

$88

 

LPN

No Temp

4-6 Weeks

$88

 

CNA

NA

Up To 3 Weeks

$48

 

West Virginia

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks

1-2 Weeks

$125

 

LPN

3-5 Days

7-10 Days

$51.13 - $81.13

 

CNA

NA

2 Weeks

No Fee

 

Wisconsin *

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days

1-2 Weeks

$200

 

LPN

5-6 Weeks

5-6 Weeks

$92

 

CNA

4 weeks

4-5 weeks

No Fee

 

Wyoming

 

 

Temporary Time

Permanent Time

Fees

 

RN

3-5 Days/ Work 90 days

Issued within 90 days

$200

 

LPN

7-10 days

2 Weeks

$185

 

CNA

Can Work 90 Days

2-4 Months

$120