Licensing and Registration


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To learn more about the licensure process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from the list of professions below.

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for licensure on this website. You can visit our Help CenterFAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information.

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The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) goes into effect in Florida on January 19, 2018. The compact includes Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. At that time, revised applications will be available for licensure to align Florida’s requirements to those of the NLC for the issuance of Multi-State Licenses (MSL). Individuals who submit an application before January 19 will need to complete a separate “upgrade” application on or after January 19 if they want to be evaluated for a MSL. The fee for the MSL application is $100.00. For further information about the compact please see the Frequently Asked Questions

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Choose a Profession or Program

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by Examination

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by Endorsement

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) & Registered Nurse (RN) by Examination

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) & Registered Nurse (RN) by Endorsement

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Nursing Assistant Training Program

Practical & Registered Nurse Education Program