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RESIDENT PERSONAL LINES LICENSE

TYPE AND CLASS:
20-44 Personal Lines


Common Use(s) of License:

A general lines agent who is limited to transacting business related to property and casualty insurance sold to individuals and families for noncommercial purposes.

Related Florida Statutes:

626.015


STEPS TO OBTAIN RESIDENT 20-44 PERSONAL LINES LICENSE:

Step 1 - You must be:

  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • A resident of the state of Florida.
  • A United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services. [Click here for more information]
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Step 2 - Must have the following prerequisite(s) before applying:

Step 3 - Apply:

Step 4 - Send prerequisite(s) to department:

  • Send proof of prerequisite, as indicated in Step 2, to the Bureau.
    Note: If you have taken a prelicensing course, your prelicensing education provider will automatically send the Bureau proof within 20 days of your passing date. This does not include designations.

    Mail to:
    Department of Financial Services
    Bureau of Licensing, Room 419
    200 East Gaines Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32399-0319

Step 5 - Fingerprints:

Step 6 - Status notification(s):

  • Once an application has been submitted, you may check your MyProfile account for the status of your application. Deficiencies will be listed under the pending license type.

Step 7 - Examination:

Disregard this step if you are not required to take an exam.

  • Upon approval, an e-mail will be sent to you directing you to check your messages in your MyProfile account. Messages are where you may print your notifications from the department, such as an authorization for an examination. Follow the message's instructions to schedule the examination.
    [Click here for the Exam Information page]

Step 8 - Print license:

  • Once all the above steps have been satisfied, the department will send your approval by email. You may then go to your MyProfile account and print your license.


  • Note: If you are required to take an examination, you will not be able to print your license until the department has received a passing result from the testing vendor.

Special Note:

    This license can not be held with the following licenses:
  • 0-93 LIFE (FOREIGN/MILITARY)
  • 0-55 SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
  • 0-60 MANAGING GENERAL AGENT
  • 2-21 MOTOR VEHICLE AND MECHANICAL BREAKDOWN
  • 2-22 CREDIT PROPERTY
  • 2-29 CREDIT
  • 2-30 MORTGAGE GUARANTY
  • 2-33 INDUSTRIAL FIRE OR BURGLARY
  • 4-40 CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE
  • 4-42 LIMITED CUST REPRESENTATIVE