Social Work

Number of Jurisdictions

Official Compact Name

Social Work Licensure Compact

The compact has been created, required number of states have enacted the compact and is working on necessary mechanisms to become operational.

Compact Status Definitions

The Council of State Governments (CSG) is partnering with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to support the mobility of licensed social workers through the development of a new interstate compact. This additional licensing pathway will facilitate multistate practice among member states and reduce the barriers to license portability.

Compact Website

Information About Compact

Compact Map


You may be just starting in the license application process or working on obtaining licenses in additional states.  No matter what process stage you are in, you can use the information and resources found in the side links to guide your professional career.