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Military Personnel or Military Spouses/Domestic Partners
- Contact Information for military inquiries:
- 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: https://www.dca.ca.gov/military/federal.shtml.
- Resources for Members of the United States Armed Forces - Department of Consumer Affairs
- Licensing Resource for U.S. Military Members and their Families (Brochure) - Department of Consumer Affairs