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Restoring Credentials for Ukrainian Nurses In Need
We are united with the global community and support the nurses and their families that were forced to flee from their homes, as well as those that are currently trying to provide aid and comfort to those in need.
Dear Ukrainian Applicants: CGFNS’ Passport2Liberty initiative can help restore your credentials during this time of crisis.
Шановні заявники з України, в рамках ініціативи «Паспорт Волі», ми можемо допомогти Вам відновити Ваші освітні дані в цей важкий час.
Support for Applicants is available from beginning to end and at every step along the way. All of the Passport2Liberty participants have pledged their support to make your journey to the United States go as smoothly as possible. You are not alone, we are here to help!
Підтримка для заявників доступна від початку до кінця, на кожному етапі процесу. Всі учасники ініціативи намагаються зробити Ваш шлях до Сполучених Штатів якомога простішим. Ви не самі, ми з Вами!
Leveraging our 45 years of expertise and global partnerships, CGFNS has developed processes to rebuild, restore, and preserve the credentials of qualified nurse refugees, asylum seekers, and others who were forced to leave everything behind. We are here to help!
CGFNS’ Passport2Liberty initiative was designed with you in mind to address some of the leading challenges faced during this time of crisis. It was designed based on our belief and commitment that safe, orderly, and regular migration is a human right, and that the global community has a responsibility to ensure refugees in all situations are aptly supported and empowered.
CGFNS International, Inc. (CGFNS) is an internationally recognized standards-setting body and the world’s largest credentials evaluation organization for nursing. CGFNS’ mission is to serve the global community by verifying, evaluating, and promoting the knowledge-based practice competency of healthcare professionals. To date, we have served over four million nurses from over 200 countries and territories of the world, from which we have built and maintained a robust global database on accreditation, regulation, education, employment, and professional development. We protect migrating healthcare professionals by advocating for ethical recruitment practices.
Ukrainian Nursing Applicant – Passport2Liberty Application Form
Please click on the button to fill out the form and start your case file. Your information will be sent to CGFNS, and someone will contact you regarding your application and next steps.
Frequently Asked Questions
Nothing! All costs for the Passport2Liberty program are the responsibility of the sponsor.
Yes. To be credentialed as a nurse in the United States, state board of nursing licensing requirements must be met, including proof of English proficiency.
Yes, one of CGFNS’ pathways is to assist those applicants who don’t have their professional credentials.
All the Passport2Liberty participating sponsors can be found here: There is a link to each sponsor’s website so an applicant can research where each sponsor is located, and the type of facility they operate. It is important to note that the applicant is completely free to choose whichever sponsor they would like to work with.
Yes! nurses and their immediate family are eligible, as per the USCIS Uniting for Ukraine initiative.
As of this time Passport2Liberty is limited to the following states: Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Passport2Liberty provides a pathway for displaced Ukrainian nurses and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come to the United States and stay temporarily for up to two years.