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Professional Licensure for Military Personnel/Veterans/Military Spouses (MVL 003)

This application is for any individual that is currently serving, or has formerly served and received an honorable discharge, as an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States, or a spouse or surviving spouse of such member; and currently holds a valid license for the corresponding profession in another state, the District of Columbia, any United States territory or possession, or a foreign jurisdiction. Applicants meeting these requirements will not be required to pass a Florida examination.

Application Requirements:
 
  • MILITARY PERSONNEL/VETERANS: Applicants that are currently serving as an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a copy of his/her military orders. Applicants that formerly served as an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a DD-214 or NGB-22 as proof of honorable discharge.
  • MILITARY SPOUSES: Applicants that are spouses of a current for former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a copy of your spouse's military orders if your spouse is currently serving or a copy of your spouse's DD-214 or NGB-22 if your spouse formerly served. Applicants must also provide a copy of your marriage certificate.
  • SURVIVING SPOUSES OF MILITARY PERSONNEL: Applicants that are surviving spouses of a former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a copy of your marriage certificate and a copy of your spouse's DD-1300.
  • CERTIFICATE OF LICENSURE: Applicants must hold a valid license for the profession in another state, the District of Columbia, any United States territory or possession, or a foreign jurisdiction. Applicants are required to provide a copy of the certificate of licensure and a copy of the statutes and/or rules that define the scope of work for the current license.
  • FINGERPRINTS: An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process. To learn more about fingerprinting, please visit our Fingerprinting webpage.
  • INSURANCE/BONDING REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must comply with all insurance and/or bonding requirements as required by the Florida laws and rules governing the license sought.
  • FEE: No fee required. Please note that once a license is issued, the license holder will be responsible for meeting the renewal requirements including any applicable fees.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.
  • NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS SUBMITTING FINGERPRINTS WHERE CRIMINAL RECORD RESULTS WILL BE USED FOR LICENSING PURPOSES

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.


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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395

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Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the office by phone or by traditional mail. If you have any questions, please contact 850.487.1395. *Pursuant to Section 455.275(1), Florida Statutes, effective October 1, 2012, licensees licensed under Chapter 455, F.S. must provide the Department with an email address if they have one. The emails provided may be used for official communication with the licensee. However email addresses are public record. If you do not wish to supply a personal address, please provide the Department with an email address which can be made available to the public. Please see our Chapter 455 page to determine if you are affected by this change.