Construction Licensing Compliance Guide

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Florida Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Florida.

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Company Licenses

Florida Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Florida Abestos Consultant (Business)

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/asbestos-contractors-and-consultants/#1500409094032-412cbf8d-d357

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation - Asbestos Contractors and Consultants
Fact Checked:11/6/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Form DBR ALU 2: Application for Licensure as a Business

Agency Fee:

$555

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$255

Due:

By November 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Florida Abestos Contractor (Business)

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/asbestos-contractors-and-consultants/#1500409094032-412cbf8d-d357

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation - Asbestos Contractors and Consultants
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Form ALU 2: Asbestos Consultant/Contractor - Licensure as a Business

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$1,110

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$255

Due:

By November 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Air-Conditioning Contractor License - Class A

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Class A Air Conditioning Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Florida Certified Air-Conditioning Contractor License - Class B

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Class B Air Conditioning Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Florida Certified Mechanical Contractor License

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Mechanical Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Florida Registered Air-Conditioning Contractor License

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Alarm System Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Alarm Contractor I Initial License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$155

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Building Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 liability insurance and $50,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $20,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Electrical Contractor Initial License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$155

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered General Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 liability insurance and $50,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $20,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Mechanical Contractor License

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Pool/Spa Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Residential Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Roofing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Sheet Metal Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Specialty Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Specialty Electrical Contractor Initial License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$155

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Individual Licenses

Florida Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Florida Asbestos Consultant License (Individual)

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/asbestos-contractors-and-consultants/#1500409094032-412cbf8d-d357

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation - Asbestos Contractors and Consultants
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Consultant License (Individual)

Agency Fee:

$555

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Notes:

90 days prior to the expiration of the license a renewal notice will be mailed to the address on file.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Florida Asbestos Contractor License (Individual)

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/asbestos-contractors-and-consultants/#1500409094032-412cbf8d-d357

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation - Asbestos Contractors and Consultants
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor License (Individual)

Agency Fee:

$555

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Notes:

90 days prior to the expiration of the license a renewal notice will be mailed to the address on file.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Florida Certified Air-Conditioning Contractor License - Class A (Individual)

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Class-A Air Conditioning Contractor as an Individual Application

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Florida Certified Air-Conditioning Contractor License - Class B (Individual)

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Class-B Air Conditioning Contractor as an Individual Application

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Florida Certified Alarm System Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Alarm System Contractor I Examination Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$316

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Alarm System Contractor I Initial Certification Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Alarm System II Contractor License

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Alarm System Contractor II Examination Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$316

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Alarm System Contractor II Initial Certification Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Building Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 liability insurance and $50,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $20,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Building Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Commercial Pool/Spa Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Commercial Pool Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Electrical Contractor Examination Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$316

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Electrical Contractor Initial Certification Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified General Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 liability insurance and $50,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $20,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified General Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Mechanical Contractor License (Individual)

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Mechanical Contractor as an Individual Application

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Plumbing Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Pollutant Storage Systems Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Pollutant Storage System Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Residential Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Residential Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Residential Pool/Spa Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Residential Pool Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Roofing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Roofing Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Sheet Metal Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Sheet Metal Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Solar Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Solar Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Specialty Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/electrical-contractors/#1489159935794-47166768-3ea7

Agency:Florida Department of Business & Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Specialty Electrical Contractor Examination Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$316

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Specialty Electrical Contractor Initial Certification Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Swimming Pool/Spa Servicing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Pool Pool/Spa Servicing Contractor Qualifying Business

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Certified Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Certified Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$249 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $149 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Air-Conditioning Contractor License (Individual)

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Air Conditioning Contractor as an Individual Application

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$249

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Florida Registered Alarm System II Contractor License

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Alarm Contractor II Initial License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$155

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Florida Registered Mechanical Contractor License (Individual)

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:3/4/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Mechanical Contractor as an Individual Application

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:3/4/20

Florida Registered Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/construction-industry/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

Agency:Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Financial Requirements:

FICO score of 660 or better. If qualifying a business, a credit report on the business to be qualified is also required.

Insurance Requirements:

$100,000 liability insurance and $25,000 property damage insurance.

Bond Requirements:

If the applicant's credit score is below 660, a bond or letter of credit in the amount of $10,000 is required.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Registered Contractor Qualifying Business Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$309 if you apply during the first half of the biennial license period and $209 if you apply during the second half of the biennial license period.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$309

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

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