LATC staff will expedite the licensure process for current and former members of the US Armed Forces. Current and former members of the military may possess transferable skills that help them meet the minimum experience requirements required of all candidates. The LATC may assist these individuals by:

  • Expediting application processing once the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214) is received by the LATC; and
  • Evaluating college transcripts to verify education credit.

Please contact the LATC if there are any questions.

Professional License Portability and State Registration for Servicemembers and their Spouses

The federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) authorizes service members or their spouses who currently hold a valid license in good standing in another state, district, or territory to practice in California within the same profession or vocation, if they relocate to California because of military orders. For individuals who desire to practice in California under the terms of the SCRA, please visit: