Reimbursement for State Licensure and Certification Costs for the Spouse of a Soldier

Army National Guard: State Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet


The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act allows each service branch to reimburse the Service member up to $1,000 for Spouse's relicensure and certification costs resulting from relocations or Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves that cross U.S. state lines.


Spouses of Retired Army Reserve Soldiers on state active duty are not eligible for reimbursement.

Additional Information
Document Review Date: 21 September 2021