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 Center, FAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information.
Florida law provides that an initial application must be reviewed within 30 days. Below is the average number of days we are currently processing at.
Effective July 1, 2016, please note the changes listed below regarding the initial licensure process.
- The requirement to complete a 2-hour prevention of medical errors course for initial licensure will be discontinued. This course will now only be required for the biennial renewal of your license once issued.
- Enrollment in an educational program prior to July 1, 2009 will no longer serve as an exception to the prohibitions from initial licensure listed in Section 456.0635, Florida Statutes.
Please contact the Board Office at 850-245-4373 with any questions.