I've wondered about this for awhile. If you currently have a license in the states, what steps are necessary to obtain or transfer your license to another country? Are the steps universal or does it depend on which country you are transferring to?
Check out the international forum. It's nearly impossible to work abroad in the UK right now unless you have a EU passport or are the spouse of someone with an EU passport, due to the economy. The NHS is cutting jobs across the board and hiring preference goes to UK, then EU, then everyone else, and there isn't anything out there right now...
There are plenty of threads on this topic on this site. Do search and you should find the info you need.
Where exactly are you planning on working? Basically you need to contact the licensing body in the country you want to work in and they will tell you the requirements for licensure. You would have to contact the immigration office for that country to apply for a work visa.
We can't be more helpful unless you provide adequate info for us to assist you.
Virtually every single nation has different requirements for nursing . YOU need to figure out what specific nations that you want to work in and contact the regulatory agencies there. It is a bit much for one to expect us to provide the different data/links for over a hundred different countries, especially you can probably just as easily google. If you give one or two nations that you are interested in and perhaps we can help... But without specifics, we really can't do much.
You will note that most require the equivalent of a Bachelor's degree and most require experience. And while Getting a license/permit may be a challenge, the bigger one in many nations will be getting a visa/immigration status to work there. Given the current worldwide recession, and that most give preference to their own citizens, getting the legal wherewithal to work and finding a job that will accept you may be difficult.