Division of Agent and Agency Services
Resident Travel Insurance Agent
TYPE AND CLASSES:
2-41 Resident Travel Insurance Agent
Florida Statutes 626.321 (1) (c) defines “TRAVEL INSURANCE” as
policies and certificates of travel insurance which may provide
coverage for risks incidental to travel, planned travel, or
accommodations while traveling, including, but not limited to,
accidental death and dismemberment of a traveler; trip cancellation,
interruption, or delay; loss of or damage to personal effects or
travel documents; baggage delay; emergency medical travel or
evacuation of a traveler; or medical, surgical, and hospital
expenses related to an illness or emergency of a traveler. Any such
policy or certificate may be issued for terms longer than 60 days,
but each policy or certificate, other than a policy or certificate
providing coverage for air ambulatory services only, must be limited
to coverage for travel or use of accommodations of no longer than 60
days. The license may be issued only:
To a full-time salaried employee of a common carrier
or a full-time salaried employee or owner of a
transportation ticket agency and may authorize the
sale of such ticket policies only in connection with
the sale of transportation tickets, or to the
full-time salaried employee of such an agent. No
such policy shall be for a duration of more than 48
hours or for the duration of a specified one-way
trip or round trip.
- To an entity or individual that is:
- The developer of a timeshare plan
that is the subject of an approved public offering statement under
- An exchange company operating an exchange
program approved under chapter 721;
- A managing entity operating a timeshare plan
approved under chapter 721;
- A seller of travel as defined in chapter 559;
- A subsidiary or affiliate of any of the entities described above.
A licensee shall require each employee who offers policies or
certificates under this subparagraph to receive initial training
from a general lines agent or an insurer authorized under chapter
624 to transact insurance within this state. For an entity applying
for a license as a travel insurance agent, the fingerprinting
requirement of this section applies only to the president,
secretary, and treasurer and to any other officer or person who
directs or controls the travel insurance operations of the entity.
- Complete an online application for License and submit
Apply for license
- Be a natural person at least 18 years of age.
- Be a United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a
work authorization from the United States Immigration and
- Be a full-time salaried employee of a common carrier or a
full-time salaried employee or owner of a transportation ticket
agency, or full-time salaried employee of such an agent.
- The individual must not be an employee of the United States
Department of Veterans Affairs or state service office, as
referred to in s. 626.833, Florida Statutes.
- Be fingerprinted at one of the Department's fingerprint
Locations and additional information.
- If licensed in another state within three years, provide a
Letter of Clearance.