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Approval to Practice for Health Care Professionals from Out-of-State

North Dakota has temporarily suspended the licensing requirements for health care and behavioral health professionals currently licensed and in good standing in other states. The suspension impacts the following professions:

Interested health care and behavioral health professionals must complete the online application which includes proof of identity, proof of licensure and a letter of good standing in another state. Once submitted, the application will be reviewed for temporary approval to practice.

 Application for approval to practice

There is no cost to obtain the temporary approval to practice. The approval will be valid for the duration of the declared state of emergency. In order to practice beyond the declared state of emergency, professionals must follow the statutory requirements associated with their profession.

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