Online Licensing System

Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive MS#28A
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Telephone: (850) 412-4402
Florida Relay Service (TDD): (800) 955-8771

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has implemented the Online Licensing system, which allows providers the ability to submit their initial, renewal, or a change during licensure period application online. The Online Licensing system allows for electronic submission of licensure applications along with the ability to upload supporting documentation. Additionally, the system will save time, reduce errors by prepopulating the applications, and allow for electronic payment of licensure fees, assessments, and any outstanding fines. You can pay your licensure fees, assessments and any fines that may be applicable through the Online Payment Portal using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and E-Check.

The following provider types can submit their license renewal and change during license period applications through the Online Licensing system. Provider types with an asterisk (*) can submit initial applications through the Online Licensing system.

  • Abortion Clinics
  • Adult Day Care Centers
  • Adult Family Care Homes*
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers*
  • Assisted Living Facilities*
  • Birth Centers
  • Crisis Stabilization Unit
  • Forensic Toxicology Laboratories
  • Health Care Clinics*
  • Health Care Clinic Exemptions*
  • Health Care Services Pools*
  • Homes for Special Services
  • Home Health Agencies*
  • Home Health Agency Exemptions*
  • Home Medical Equipment Providers*
  • Homemaker and Companion Services*
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals*
  • Intermediate Care Facilities
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nurse Registries*
  • Organ Procurement Organizations, Tissue Banks, and Eye Banks
  • Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Facilities
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Short-Term Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Transitional Living Facilities

Submitting Your Health Care Provider License Online

Step 1: Register -Identify an authorized individual who will access the Online Licensing system on behalf of your provider license.

Step 2: Login - After registering, the authorized individual will be redirected to the Online Licensing system.

Step 3: Renew - The license application will appear with most fields filled in for you. Review, add or change information as needed.

Step 4: Payment - After the information has been completed, you can pay your licensure fees, any fines that may be applicable by credit card, e-check or check through the mail.

Online Licensing System User Videos

These Online Licensing Videos can help you learn about and navigate through the Online Licensing System. For further assistance, please contact your licensing unit.

Registering User Name and Generating a User Agreement

  1. See Online Instruction Guide [588 kb PDF] for detailed instructions.
  2. Go to the AHCA Portal to register a User Name/ID and Password. If you already are registered as a User for the Clearinghoure (Background Screening System), you will not need to create a new User Name and Password. Simply login using your existing user information. *For password resets, please view the instructions located at: Password Reset Instructions
  3. Select the Online Licensure system. A User can select one or multiple providers across provider types. A separate User Agreement will be created for each provider selected which must be signed by the Administrator/CEO for that provider.
  4. Send the signed User Agreement(s) to the Agency for approval. You may scan, email, or mail the signed documents.
  5. An e-mail will be sent to the approved user confirming that access to the Online Licensing system has been granted. Expect that email confirmation within 2 business days.