Emergency and Temporary Licenses
IMPORTANT UPDATES FOR COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY LICENSES
All Emergency Licenses issued during the NH State of Emergency set to expire on June 12, 2021 are reinstated and active until January 31, 2022. The reinstatement applies to the following Emergency Licenses.
The following Emergency License types are:
- Emergency EMT/LNA Military
- Student Nursing
- State of Emergency Temporary Licenses for Health Professions
- Vaccine Endorsement - (Pharmacy Techs ability to Vaccinate)
Licenses Issued with a Contingency for FBI Fingerprinting
Emergency Licenses issued with a Contingency Pending FBI Fingerprinting:
All contingently issued licenses are scheduled to expire on September 30, 2021. FBI Fingerprinting must be completed to remain active beyond this date.
Temporary licenses are available via RSA 310-A:1-f. Any applicant MUST hold an active license in good standing from another State.
To apply for a Temporary License, navigate to the online application site (https://forms.nh.gov/license/Login.aspx) and select “Create an Account.” Once created, use the option “OPLC” for your Profession on the “New Application” page, then complete the application process.
Temporary licenses are available for the following professions:
- Acupuncture Licensing
- Alcohol & Drug Use Professionals
- Allied Health Professionals
- Chiropractic Examiners
- Dental Examiners
- Funeral Directors & Embalmers
- Hearing Care Providers
- Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
- Medical Technicians
- Mental Health Practice
- Midwifery Council
- Naturopathic Examiners
- Nursing Home Administrators
- Ophthalmic Dispensers
- Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
- Veterinary Medicine
- SB 155, Health Emergency Licenses
- HB 567, EMT and Military personnel now qualify for licensure as an LNA.
RSA310-A:1-f, Temporary Licensing Process