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How do I go about getting a compact license in order to do travel jobs if nj isn't a compact state? I have family in NC which is a compact state. Should I just use their address and apply there?

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You can't get a "compact license" unless your permanent residence is a compact state. You can't use a family address.

You can apply for licenses in the states you want to travel to.

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I know I can't just use it I would transfer everything I was just wondering if you can hold both.

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You have to be a legal resident of the compact state. As a N.J. resident you would get a single state license. Using the address of family can considered fraud.

If you don't live in a compact state you get a single state license when you endorse. Just like if a nurse living in a compact state applied to NJ. You can hold as many licenses as you can afford and maintain

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Ok so even if I moved to NC which is compact it would only be considered a single state if chose to keep my nj. Or does my nj beco e void if I move to nc

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If you permanently relocate to, and establish residency in a compact state, then your license issued in that state should grant you multi-state privileges. This is not the same as your question in your first post, in which you appeared to be askin about using the address of a family member in NC to circumvent the residency.

Of you do relocate to another state, regardless of whether it's a compact state or not, your NJ license will remain active. With the exception of only being allowed to be licensed in one eNLC state, if your license Grant's multi-state privileges you can be licensed in as many states as you wish.

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Ok so even if I moved to NC which is compact it would only be considered a single state if chose to keep my nj. Or does my nj beco e void if I move to nc

Your NJ license remains valid as long as you pay the renewal and complete required CEUs. If you let lit lapse & expire it's expensive to deactivate.

NJ is not slated to join the NLC soon as not all stated have the same background check requirements that are repeated each renewal. A legislator introduces the bill every few years it just never makes it much farther . NJ isn't even on the list as prospective joiners in 2019 or 2020

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