Walk Through States - Current Listing

  1. 0 Hey,

    I know this has been addressed through a thread before but everything I saw was 2-5 years old. Is there anyone who has traveled recently through a "walk-through" state.

    The recruiter I talked with this am gave me these states that they have placed RNs lately: Kansas, California, Vermont, and Hawaii.

    This is a website that gives the list of COMPACT STATES which is not the same as a walk-through state. https://www.ncsbn.org/158.htm

    This is a website for all 50 states BON information. http://www.worldwidetravelstaffing.com/boards.htm

    [mouse]Yes, "walk-through" means you can get your TEMPORARY PERMIT in one day.
    You fill out all your paperwork for Licensure by Endorsement, and go to the Board of nursing office in that state.

    They go over your paperwork and, if everything is "in order", give you your temporary permit right then and there!!!
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  4. Visit  ERRNTraveler} profile page
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    I haven't made my way out to MD yet, but I was told that Maryland is also a "walk through" state.
  5. Visit  icunurse42066} profile page
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    MO id also a walk-through state
  6. Visit  icunurse42066} profile page
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    sorry, MO "iS" also a walkthrough state.
  7. Visit  at2726} profile page
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    What exactly is a walk through state?
  8. Visit  AUMPsychRN} profile page
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    [banana] yes, "walk-through" means you can get your temporary permit in one day.
    you fill out all your paperwork for licensure by endorsement, and go to the board of nursing office in that state.

    they go over your paperwork and, if everything is "in order", give you your temporary permit right then and there!!!
    [/banana]

    thanks for the replies.
    i have been trying to find some more postings on "walk-through" states but have come up short.

    if you hold a "multi-state" or "compact state" license in any of these states you can practice in any of these states.list of compact states: arizona, arkansas, delaware, idaho, iowa, kentucky, maine, maryland, mississippi, nebreska, new hampshire, new mexico, north and south carolina, north and south dakota, tennessee, texas, utah, virginia, and wisconsin.
  9. Visit  TammiRN} profile page
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    I found this document on the web and found it very helpful with regards to licensing times

    http://www.cru48travelnursing.com/CR...nsingTimes.pdf

    rdnrs:
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  10. Visit  wanderlust99} profile page
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    OK...So, I have a license in Tennessee. This means I can go travel to Hawaii and not do anything with my license? Do I get another license, or just keep the one I have?
  11. Visit  ERRNTraveler} profile page
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    Hawaii is not a compact state, so you will have to get a Hawaii License. Walk-through is not the same as compact. Walk-through means that if you have all of the proper paperwork, you can go to the BON office and get your temporary license the same day. Check the Hawaii BON's website for more info.
  12. Visit  kentuckyphil} profile page
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    Quote from neurorachel
    OK...So, I have a license in Tennessee. This means I can go travel to Hawaii and not do anything with my license? Do I get another license, or just keep the one I have?
    Just having a license in a Compact State is not enough. Your primary "home" license must be in a Compact State - your official state of residence. So if your home is in Ohio (not a Compact State) and you have a Tennessee license (a Compact State) you CANNOT work in another Compact State without obtaining a license for that state as well.
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  13. Visit  TravellingBSN-RN} profile page
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    Just having a license in a Compact State is not enough. Your primary "home" license must be in a Compact State - your official state of residence. So if your home is in Ohio (not a Compact State) and you have a Tennessee license (a Compact State) you CANNOT work in another Compact State without obtaining a license for that state as well.


    Agree...
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  14. Visit  littleEnglishmuffin} profile page
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    Im going to get a travel assigment in California.....my first (yikes). I came out here to visit and just drove to Sacramento and did the walk thru license thing........got my temporary license in less than an hour. Sweet!!! Now all I need is a job
  15. Visit  kimlrkim} profile page
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    I was looking for a list of State Board of Nursing licenses that are in a walk-thru states. I found one on Fastaff's websit. I am including the link.:typing

    http://www.fastaff.com/Nurses-Sectio...ml#walkthrough


    Hope this will help others that are looking for a complete list and not just one state at a time.
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