Licensing and Certification

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Seal

Any person desiring to be licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator or Administrator-in-Training must apply to the Florida Department of Health. To learn more about the licensure and registration process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from a list of professions or select the type of office you need to register. 

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for licensure on this website. You can visit our Help CenterFAQs 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. Listed below is the current average number of days at which staff are processing the following application.


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Nursing Home Administrator by Examination

Nursing Home Administrator by Endorsement

Nursing Home Administrator Temporary License


Preceptor Certification

Out-of-State Telehealth Provider Registration