Do I need to have a Florida RN license in order to apply for an APRN license?

No, it does not have to be a Florida RN license. Any nurse desiring to be licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse must apply to the department and submit proof that he or she holds a current license registered nurse license.

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.