|Applicants for initial licensure, whose application is received on or after January 1, 2013, for those professions licensed under chapters 458 (medical doctors), 459 (osteopathic medicine), 460 (chiropractic medicine), 461 (podiatric medicine), 464 (nursing and certified nursing assistants), or 465.022 (pharmacies) are required to submit fingerprints electronically to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and will be retained. All costs for conducting a criminal history background screening are borne by the applicant. |
Note: Review the laws and rules for the specific profession in which you are applying for licensure or renewing current licensure for specific information regarding background requirements.
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