Oregon Board of Nursing

Rule Rule 851-031-0035
Temporary License for Spouses and Domestic Partners of Active Duty Armed Forces of the United States Stationed in Oregon


(1)

A temporary license to practice Registered Nursing (RN) or Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) shall be issued to the spouse of active duty armed forces personnel when the following requirements are met:

(a)

A completed application and payment of fee is received by the Board; and

(b)

Submission of a copy of the military orders assigning the active duty member to an assignment in Oregon; and

(c)

The spouse holds a current license in another state to practice nursing at the level of application; and

(d)

The license is unencumbered and verified as active and current through processes defined by the Board.

(2)

The temporary license shall expire on the following date, whichever occurs first:

(a)

Oregon is no longer the duty station of the active armed forces member; or

(b)

The license in the state used to obtain a temporary license expires; or

(c)

Two years after the issuance of the temporary license; or

(d)

When no longer a spouse or domestic partner of an active duty armed forces member.

(3)

This temporary license is not renewable. If the dates in section two of this rule are exceeded and the spouse continues to practice in Oregon, the spouse must apply for an active Oregon license. This license must be obtained using the processes and fees established for permanent licensure. Continuing to work in Oregon when the temporary license has expired will be considered practicing without a valid license and is subject to Board action.
Source

Last accessed
Jun. 8, 2021