Want to work as a nurse in Washington DC? Whether you are looking to work as a travel nurse in Washington DC, or you are looking for a permanent nurse job in DC, we usually suggest the same process. First, apply for your temporary license, and once you receive this you can start working and can apply for your permanent nursing license. Washington DC is not currently participating in the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) licensure exchange.
In order to get your temporary nursing license in Washington DC, you will need to apply to the state board. Usually within 2-4 weeks of submitting your application, if everything checks out, you will receive your temporary license. This DC temporary nursing license is valid for 90 days after the issue date, giving you plenty of time to complete the application process for your permanent license.
In order to get your permanent nursing license in Washington DC, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $230. Once all your application requirements are met, and if everything checks out, you will usually receive your permanent Washington DC nursing license within 30-45 business days.
Want to get your Washington DC License for free? If you get placed by trustaff in a job in Washington DC, trustaff will reimburse your Washington DC Licensure cost in full!
trustaff is a premiere, award-winning Travel Nurse Agency that places nurses of all different specialties in top paying assignments across the country. With over 15 years of experience serving nurses and other healthcare professionals, trustaff is ready to find you your next assignment. Find your next assignment today!The licensure information above was provided by the Washington DC Board of Nursing in August of 2018; information is subject to change.