Temporary Licenses are issued to Nurses endorsing into Texas who have meet the criteria of the Boards Rule §217.5(a). Under the Compact rules, licensees must declare their primary state of residence (home state) which allows for the home state license to be recognized in each of the other Compact jurisdictions. Click here for more information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact. Searches can be performed by entering Temporary License Number, or Last four digits of the Social Security Number AND Birthdate, or Last AND First name combination (Partial names are allowed, i.e. J Brown). Click on the labeled search tab, enter the desired parameters and click the SUBMIT button. **Note, when performing multiple searches, click the RESET button before entering new search parameters to remove previously entered data.