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


No, 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 to practice professional nursing.



Need to Verify a License?

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

 

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