CNA License Reciprocity in Florida

To ensure a smooth transition as you consider working as a travel CNA in Florida or moving to Florida, understanding CNA reciprocity in the state is crucial. This process allows you to transfer your out-of-state CNA license to Florida seamlessly. In the following, we’ll explain the specific requirements and steps for an out-of-state CNA license transfer to Florida, enabling you to navigate the license reciprocity process with ease.

CNA license reciprocity in Florida


Amount: $0
Details: Free of charge (but for fingerprint fees, see below)


Yes, must use a Livescan service provider (only). Find a Livescan provider in your area here. You must bring this form, completed, to the Livescan service provider. It can take up to three days for the Board to receive your results. Fees may vary between providers.


Online application: Yes, see here
Form: No

How to

Fill in the online form

  1. Create an account here.
  2. In “My Application” select “Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)”, followed by “Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure by Endorsement Application”, then click “Select”.
  3. Read the eligibility requirements then click “Next”.
  4. Answer all the questions of the application and submit your application.

Employer input required?


Current state input required?


Methods of filing

Online application: Yes
Email: No
Fax: No
Mail: No

Support contact

Call: (850) 245-4125
Online chat:, click on “Eli” in the bottom right corner and chat with an AI assistant. If needed you’ll be redirected to a live assistant.

Information last updated in

January 2024

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