Temporary Licenses

Requirements and How to Apply

Professional Licensing Home

About Temporary Licenses

The Office of Professional Licensure and Certification is authorized to issue a temporary professional license to all out-of-state health care professionals under RSA 310:6, 310:16, and Plc 305.

Who Can Apply?

  • Out-of-state health care professionals with an active license in good standing,
  • And performs specified medical or ancillary services as defined in RSA 310-A:1-a.

How Long is a Temporary License good for?

  • 120 days, 
  • or until the board, council, or commission takes action on an application for full licensure, whichever happens first.

How to Apply:

  • Apply Online Now (You can also use this link to check the status of your Application)
  • Select “Create an Account”
  • Use the option “A Temporary or Emergency License” for your Profession on the ‘New Application” page
  • Complete and submit the Online Application
  • Temporary License Application Fee:  $25.00

Eligible Health Professions: 

Temporary Licenses Issued During NH State of Emergency:

Additional Information pertaining to Emergency Licenses issued during the COVID-19 State of Emergency can be found HERE

NOTE: Pursuant to Senate Bill SB277 (2021), all emergency licenses issued during the State of Emergency now have an expiration date of 06/03/2024. Licensees who would like to maintain their licenses and continue to practice in NH will need to renew their license within their professional Board upon expiration.

  • All licenses issued manually during the State of Emergency remain active may be found on this document:  Emergency Licenses Issued
  • Licenses processed through our online portal may be verified in accordance with the process outlined here:  How to Verify a License

Questions/OPLC Contact Information:  

Office of Professional Licensure & Certification
7 Eagle Square
Concord NH, 03301
Email: OPLCLicensing11@oplc.nh.gov

Professional Licensing Home