Sunday, April 23, 2017
 

ACCEPTANCE OF NBCE SPEC EXAM BY U.S. STATE

Board Reciprocity/
Endorsement
Reinstatement of
Lapsed License
Disciplinary
Cases
Impairment
Review
Alabama Yes Yes Under consideration No
Alaska Yes - in place of Pts I & II Yes Yes Yes
Arizona Yes No info Yes Yes
Arkansas No No No info No info
California No info No Yes Yes
Colorado Yes Yes Yes No
Connecticut Reciprocity - No
Endorsement - Yes
Yes Yes Yes
Delaware Yes No info Yes Yes
Dist of Columbia N/A
At board's discretion-
up to 5 years
At board's discretion At board's discretion
Florida No No Yes No
Georgia Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's 
discretion
Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
Hawaii No Yes Yes Yes
Idaho Yes

Under consideration

Under consideration Under consideration
Illinois No Yes
Yes Yes
Indiana No No No No
Iowa Yes - at board's discretion At board's discretion if not in practice in last 5 years Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
Kansas No Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
Kentucky No Yes - at board's discretion Yes No
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maine No No Yes No
Maryland Yes, if also in practice 5+ years in good standing Yes Yes Yes
Massachusetts Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion  Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
Michigan No No Yes No
Minnesota License transfers available Yes Yes Yes
Mississippi Yes Yes Under consideration No
Missouri At board's discretion

At board's discretion

At board's discretion At board's discretion
Montana Yes Yes Yes No

Board

Reciprocity/
Endorsement

Reinstatement of
Lapsed License

Disciplinary
Cases

Impairment
Review

Nebraska Yes Yes Yes No
Nevada Yes Yes Yes Yes
New Hampshire Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion No
New Jersey No Yes - if lapsed more than 5 years At board's discretion At board's discretion
New Mexico Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
New York Yes, certain conditions No Under consideration No
North Carolina Yes Yes Pending Under consideration
North Dakota Yes, licensed w/ 2 years duration
Yes Yes Yes
Ohio Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oklahoma Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
Oregon Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion No
Pennsylvania No Yes No No
Rhode Island Under consideration Under consideration Under consideration Under consideration
South Carolina Yes - at board's discretion
Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion Yes - at board's discretion
South Dakota Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tennessee Required Verified Verified Verified
Texas Yes No Yes Yes
Utah Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vermont No info Yes Yes Yes
Virginia No Yes Yes Yes
Washington Not required for initial license; Required if license has been expired for at least three years and no active license in another jurisdiction
Yes - at Commission's discretion Yes - at Commission's discretion Yes - at Commission's discretion
West Virigina No After a lapse of 2 years, license may be issued only after the previous licensee has fulfilled all other requirements of licensure and has passed the SPEC exam Yes No
Wisconsin Yes Under consideration Under consideration Under consideration
Wyoming Yes Yes Yes Yes
Puerto Rico No Contact Board Contact Board Contact Board
Virgin Islands No info No info No info No info

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