Electronic Licensing Frequently Asked Questions
There are many advantages to moving to electronic licensing:
- Licensure status can be verified via the Internet anytime, anywhere.
- Licenses are always available in case of instances of theft, misplacement, or destruction.
- Receipt of license within two days of application approval, saving time of additional days for traditional mail.
Copies of licenses may be obtained anytime for free on the MQA Online Services Portal.
Electronic Licenses will be made available through the MQA Online Services Portal within two business days of application approval.
Each licensee will receive an approval letter from MQA with directions to obtain an electronic license. Licensees must have an MQA Online Services Portal account in order to obtain a copy of their electronic license.
- Anyone can verify a license free of charge by accessing the online License Verification database at: https://mqa-internet.doh.state.fl.us/MQASearchServices/HealthCareProviders
- Licensees may obtain licenses anytime for free on the MQA Online Services Portal by downloading or printing a duplicate copy of your electronic license.
If a Practice Act requires the display of a license in a business or requires a packet license, then applicable licensees should print licenses upon visiting the MQA Online Services Portal.
Yes. License renewal periods will remain the same. Licensees will receive email reminder notifications when the renewal period opens. To add or modify a primary email address, visit the MQA Online Services Portal. Licensees will also receive multiple reminder emails to renew as the deadline gets closer.
Please visit https://flhealthsource.gov/electronic-licensing with questions about the transition to electronic licensing and what it means for practitioners, or ask the MQA Virtual Agent, ELI, at https://flhealthsource.gov/eli/.
Please contact MQA at 850-488-0595, or by email at MQAonlineservice@FLhealth.gov, so needs may be addressed.
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