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Military assistance: Business and professional licenses

Getting or transferring a license

Many programs will allow you to use military experience or training to meet licensing requirements, or get an expedited temporary license if you're relocating to Washington.

Placing a license on inactive status

Find out about inactivating a license while a military member is deployed or on active duty.

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