Division of Agent and Agency Services
RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENCY
TYPE AND CLASS: 4-12 Title Insurance Agency
Florida Statutes 626.841 (2) defines a
"TITLE INSURANCE AGENCY" as insurance agency
under which title insurance agents and other
employees determine insurability in
accordance with underwriting rules and
standards prescribed by the title insurer
represented by the agency, and issue and
countersign commitments, endorsements, or
policies of title insurance, on behalf of
the appointing title insurer. The term does
not include a title insurer.
Complete an online application for License
and submit appropriate fees.
Apply for license
Business must be located in Florida.
At time of application and throughout the
existence of the license, the entity must
provide the name, social security number,
and address of a licensed resident title
agent or an attorney in good standings with
the Florida Bar. The licensed title agent or
attorney will be in full time charge.
At the time of application and throughout
the existence of the license, a surety bond
or a securities of the type eligible for not
less than $35,000.
(Link for Bond Form)
Majority owner, partner, officer and
director of the agency must be fingerprinted
at one of the Department's fingerprint
Fingerprint locations and additional
- Fidelity bond in an amount of not less than
$50,000 (Florida Statutes 626.8419(1)(a).
- Errors and omissions insurance in an amount
not less than $250,000 per claim and an
aggregate limit with a deductible not greater
than $10,000 (Florida Statute 626.8419(1)(b).
- Contact the Division of Treasury, Bureau of
Collateral Management at (850) 413-3167.