NCQAC updates nursing license process

July 8, 2021

The Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) has updated its nursing licensure processing methods. During the pandemic, NCQAC has prioritized temporary practice permit applications for nurses, as well as expediting application requests. As of July 1, NCQAC is required to process applications and complete licensure withing seven days of receiving the application. In addition, nurses who began working in Washington as part of the Emergency Volunteer Healthcare Provider program will now need to submit an application for a permanent Washington nursing license, which can be done online.


Contact Us

Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Map / Directions

206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

Staff List