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Notification of Renewal Deadline Extension

State Surgeon General Scott A. Rivkees issued Emergency Order 21-001 granting licensure renewal extensions Continue reading

Can an APRN sign death certificates?

Only an APRN who registered and been approved for autonomous practice can sign a death certificate according to House Bill 607. The Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics looks forward to supporting and welcoming Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (AAPRNs) … Continue reading

Why was my license deactivated?

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Questions about Your License Deactivation?

Some RN/LPN licenses are being deactivated as part of the ongoing implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Click here for info about this process & why it’s happening. Continue reading


Florida became part of the NLC on January 19, 2018. Compact rules do not allow a license to be maintained or renewed if the nurse has a license in another party state that allows them to practice in Florida. What … Continue reading

Death of Diane Johnson, MSN, RN

The Board of Nursing mourns the passing of one of its Board members, Ms. Diane Johnson, MSN, RN, of St. Augustine. She was recently appointed to the Nurse Educator Seat on the Board and was a resident of St. Augustine. … Continue reading

DEA Warns Public of Extortion Scam by DEA Special Agent Impersonators

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as DEA Special Agents or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme. Continue reading

DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation Retraction

Please see updated information about the DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation and controlled substances Continue reading

What is the process for acquiring a DEA registration number from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)?

To apply for a registration number or for registration support, please visit the DEA Office of Diversion Control website at: Registration numbers are linked to state licenses and may be suspended or revoked upon any disciplinary action taken against … Continue reading

Record CE/CMEs before the deadline and be renewal ready.

The Department encourages you to log in to the tracking system before applying for renewal to ensure your information is complete and accurate. Continue reading

Need to Verify a License?

To verify a Nurse Licensure Compact Multi-State RN or LPN License:
Access and click on "Look up License".


To proceed to the DOH License Verification page (information on Florida licensees only), click here.