"Reciprocity"??? Ya, sure - page 3
Greetings and Happy Holidays to allnurses.comers. Just a FYI on applying to another state for license "reciprocity." I don't know why it's called "reciprocal" because, as I have just discovered, you... Read More
Jan 10, '08Occupation: MedLeg Consul/Educator/WHNP-FNP Specialty: 35 year(s) of experience in Education, FP, LNC, Forensics, ED, OB ; From: US ; Joined: Jun '05; Posts: 108,863; Likes: 28,685All states accept reciprocity, but some do it in slow motion. I had to apply for a Mass. license for a job I had and I felt like I was back in the dark ages. Thy wanted criminal investigation forms, credit checks, etc.
Endorsement deals with each individual state's requirements for licensure.
Reciprocity=NCLEX exam accepted in all 50 states
Endorsement=licensure requirements for the individual statesLast edit by sirI on Jan 10, '08
Jan 19, '10Joined: Jan '10; Posts: 4After reading all the reciprocity posts from back in 2007....it sounds like
the state I am coming from needs to send my NCLEX and graduation transcripts
to the state that I want to practice in. And I pay a few, of course. Then I wait and wait
and am given a License in the new state? Is that what happens?