Getting GA Licensure

  1. Happy Memorial Day everyone,

    I am a NYS licensed RN and am thinking about relocating to Georgia. How would I go about being able to practice in GA without losing my NYS licensure. In addition I know I won't be making the same money as in NYC but I wanted to know what the take home pay would be on average. Unfortunately I'm bringing my NY bills along. NYS and NYC taxes are high and I was thinking perhaps with the pay cut if taxes in GA are cheaper maybe the take home wouldn't be that much of a difference. I currently have 3 years Critcal Care experience working on a Cardiac stepdown unit. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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  3. by   Silverdragon102
    You need to apply to the state and meet requirements plus pay any fees. There is no reason to loose your NY license as long as you maintain requirements. Many nurses have more than 1 license and active