Any individual licensed in good standing in another state may apply to the department to have the license transferred to this state to obtain a Florida resident all lines adjuster license or agent license for the same lines of authority covered by the license in the other state. A transfer of license may exempt you from a pre-licensing prerequisite and/or state examination if you completed it previously in your home state and/or your prior homestate was a reciprocal state. Agents are defined as Property, Casualty, Life including Variable Annuity and Health.
This does not include Surplus Lines in non-reciprocal states, Title, Customer Representatives, Limited Customer Representatives, Service Representatives, and Bail Bond agents.
To qualify for a license based on the transfer of license option, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:
If you do not meet all of the requirements listed above or are a surplus lines agent in a non-reciprocal state, you must qualify as a first-time applicant.
First-time applicants must meet a prelicensing prerequisite and/or pass the state examination, if required.
[626.292 & 626.015, F.S.] [Click here to view the surplus lines reciprocity web page] [Click here to view the life & health reciprocity web page]
To qualify for an all lines adjuster license based on the transfer of license option, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:
If you do not meet the requirements listed above, you must qualify as a first-time applicant. First-time applicants must pass the
state examination or complete a Florida-approved adjuster designation courses. [626.292 & 626.015, F.S.] [Click here to view the adjuster reciprocity web page]
To voluntarily surrender your license, please send a letter to the Bureau of Licensing stating that you wish to surrender your license. Please include the following:
The letter can be emailed to the department at:
or mailed to:
Florida Department of Financial Services
Division of Agent and Agency Services
Bureau of Licensing
200 East Gaines St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0319