State-specific nursing licensure is one of the core requirements for travel nursing jobs. Luckily, when you travel with Onward, your recruiter helps you take all appropriate steps to ensure that you’re fully licensed for the state to which you’ll be traveling.
Nursing licensure timeframes vary from state-to-state, and it’s easier to obtain a nursing license in some states than it is in others. The table below outlines which states accept compact licensure and which ones offer expedited walk-through licensure, as well as the standard timeframe to obtain a nursing license from the state's board of nursing.
State-by-State Nursing Licensure Guideline from Onward
* Paperless nurse licensure process.
+ Special fingerprints or background check process may be required.