Obtaining Your Florida Nursing License

DOH FLORIDA BOARD OF NURSING

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4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL  32399
Phn:  850-245-4125 Fx:   850-617-6460

www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/nursing

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$110.00

*Within 30 days – valid for 6 months (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

Apply online:
https://ww2.doh.state.fl.us/DOHInitialApp/login.aspx

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application

Yes

Yes

Verification of current active license

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license             

Yes

Yes

Fingerprints - Electronic ONLY        

Yes

Yes

2hr Prevention of Medical Errors course     

Yes

Yes

Employment Verification – NOT NEEDED for applicants who took the NCLEX or have an active license

*Temporary permits are issued while other required docs are in process of receiving a permanent license.  Additional necessary steps to receive a permanent license MUST also be initiated.

Minimum of 14 days needed to process before checking on the status of an application

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees - VARIES

Renewal License Processing

Active, Inactive or Delinquent

$80 - $270

Renew online
2-3 weeks for paper renewal

Null and Void Status

 

Contact Board for instructions

Additional Info

24 contact hours every 2 years including Prevention of Medical Errors
*HIV/AIDS required prior to first renewal. Domestic Violence every third renewal
*Florida Laws and Rules will be due beginning with licenses expiring in 2015

Verify a FL license
http://ww2.doh.state.fl.us/irm00Praes/PRASLIST.ASP#theBottom

NOTE:  Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address