Want to work as a nurse in New Jersey? The state of New Jersey offers permanent nursing licenses and is also a member of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) exchange. If you currently hold a nursing license in a participating Compact state, you are eligible to work in New Jersey without getting a New Jersey specific license. If you do not hold a nursing license in a Compact state, you'll need to apply for a New Jersey license.
Temporary nursing licenses are not currently offered in the state of New Jersey.
In order to get your permanent nursing license in the state of New Jersey, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $200. Once all your application requirements are met, and if everything checks out, you will usually receive your permanent New Jersey nursing license within 7-10 weeks.
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