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Nursing License & Renewal Florida

New Opportunities in the Sunshine State

To many, Florida is known as just another state with amazing beaches, warm wintertime temperatures, and quick access to fishing, boating, and lots of nightlife. But there's more to The Sunshine State than may meet the eye, travel nurses will find everything they need to succeed. Whether you prefer quieter destinations or long for the Miami club scene, AMN Healthcare can help you find your perfect career-building position.

At AMN Healthcare, we specialize in helping nurses land their dream jobs in the locations and facilities that matter most to their lifestyle and career aspirations.

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How to Apply for a Florida Nursing License

The Warm Sands Beckon!

Obtaining your Florida nursing license can be a long and complex process if you’re not well prepared. Below are some important things to keep in mind. 

  • If you’re applying for a Florida nursing license via examination, you must be a graduate of a Florida state-approved or accredited nursing program.
  • Individuals applying for a Florida nursing license via examination must pay $110 fee and pass the NCLEX-RN® or NCLEX-PN® Examination to acquire a nursing license.
  • Individuals are eligible for their Florida nursing license via endorsement if they hold a valid license in another state, have completed the NCLEX, or have actively practiced nursing for three years without having any strikes against their license.

How to Renew Your Florida Nursing License

A Simple Online Process

Florida RNs must renew their Florida nursing license biennially to legally uphold the right to practice. To complete the Florida nursing license renewal process, RNs must do the following:

  • Complete CE requirements. CE requirements vary depending on when an individual’s nursing license was issued.
  • Submit the renewal application
  • Provide required fees
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Florida Nursing License Verification

If you are an out-of-state nurse applying for a Florida nursing license via endorsement, you can go to Nursys.com. When on the website, go to the Nursys Licensure Verification tab, an online service where you can request a secure Florida nursing license verification.


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Florida Travel Nurse Salary and Pay Rates

Great Benefits and Crystal Clear Waters

While many agree that Florida is the ideal place to sink your toes into the warmest, whitest sand in the country, the state is also known for its burgeoning healthcare system and dedication to the finest care in the nation. With such great opportunities, you'll also find amazing travel nursing salaries across Florida, including the following.

  • CVOR: Up to $2,617/week*
  • Telemetry: Up to $2,786/week*
  • ICU: Up to $2,847/week*
  • Oncology: Up to $2,754/week*


*Disclaimer: Wages for Florida travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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Great Florida Travel Nursing Benefits

We're Here to Help with all the Details

At AMN Healthcare, our travel nurses in Florida can choose from a variety of great benefits, including the following:

  • Private, provided housing or a stipend to find their own accommodations
  • Travel reimbursements for transportation to their assignment location
  • DAY ONE benefits, including full medical and dental 
  • 401k options 
  • FREE continuing education courses (CMEs)

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