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Division Director

Greg Thomas


Agent and Agency Services
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Bureau of Licensing
(850) 413-3137
Bureau of Investigation
(850) 413-3136
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RESIDENT GENERAL LINES LICENSE

TYPE AND CLASS:
2-20 General Lines (Property, Casualty, Surety, Marine, Health and Miscellaneous Lines)


Common Use(s) of License:

To insure automobiles, water craft, homes, motorcycles, and pets. Also, used to write errors & omissions, workers compensation, and write bonds.

Related Florida Statutes:

626.015, 624.604, 624.605, and 626.726-626.754


STEPS TO OBTAIN RESIDENT 2-20 GENERAL 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]

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

    AgentLicensing@MyFloridaCFO.com

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
  • 2-23 RESIDENT MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL
  • 2-30 MORTGAGE GUARANTY
  • 2-33 INDUSTRIAL FIRE OR BURGLARY
  • T2-33 INDUSTRIAL FIRE OR BURGLARY
  • 2-41 RESIDENT TRAVEL
  • 4-40 CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE
  • T4-40 CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE
  • 4-42 LIMITED CUST REPRESENTATIVE