Florida Licensure & Registration Info

The Florida State Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Florida is a Nurse Licensure Compact (Compact) state, meaning that nurses licensed by another Compact state do not need to apply for licensure unless they plan to make Florida their primary state of residency.

Select license type you’re applying for:

Registered Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

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