TYPE AND CLASS:
4-42 Limited Customer
Common Use(s) of License:
A salaried employee of the general
lines (property and casualty) agent or agency that may transact insurance only
in private passenger automobile under the supervision of a licensed and
appointed general lines agent.
Related Florida Statutes:
STEPS TO OBTAIN RESIDENT 4-40 CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE 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:
- Successfully completed 40 hour classroom course. Must be completed within
four years of application date. [Click here
to search for a course] [Requires State Examination]
- Successfully completed a correspondence course in private passenger auto
insurance. Must be completed within four years of application date. [Click here
to find a course] [Requires State Examination]
- Completed at least six months experience in responsible insurance duties as
a full-time employee (of an insurer, general lines agent or agency, etc.) in all
lines except life and annuities. [Click here to print the Qualification and Verification Form] [Requires State
- Successfully completed at least 6 semester hours of credit or its equivalent
in property and casualty courses from an accredited college or university (an
official transcript required). [Requires State
- Obtain and submit a Letter of Clearance indicating you held a property and
casualty license for at least one (1) year in your previous home state and apply for a Florida property and casualty license within 90 days of
requesting the Letter of Clearance (Transfer
of License). [Exempt from State Examination]
- An original letter from one of the following institutions awarding one of
the following designations:
[More Designation Information] [Exempt from State Examination]
- American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters - Chartered
Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU)
- Insurance Institute of America - Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI)
- Society of Certified Insurance Counselors - Certified Insurance Counselor
- Independent Insurance Agents of America - Accredited Customer Service
- National Association of Professional Insurance Agents - Certified
Professional Service Representative (CPSR)
- Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives - Certified Insurance
Service Representative (CISR)
- National Association of Christian Catastrophe Insurance Adjusters -
Certified Insurance Representative (CIR)
- Florida Association of Insurance Agents - Certified Customer Service
- Accredited Postsecondary Institute in this State - Registered Customer
Service Representative (RCSR)
- Professional Career Institute - Professional Customer Service Representative
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.
Department of Financial
Bureau of Licensing, Room 419
200 East Gaines
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
- 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.
- Can not be employed by more than one general lines agent or agency at any
given time and must be housed in the office of the agent or agency.
- All business transacted by the customer representative must be in the name
of the agent or agency.
- May not obtain the license to write or handle controlled business per
Florida Statute 626.730.
- Can not engage in transacting insurance outside of the office of his/her
agent or agency.
- Must be a salaried employee. Compensation shall not include commissions and
shall not be primarily based on the production of applications, insurance, or
The Customer Representative license can not be held with the following
- 0-55 SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
- 0-60 MANAGING GENERAL AGENT
- 0-93 LIFE (FOREIGNMILITARY)
- 1-20 SURPLUS LINES
- T1-20 SURPLUS LINES
- 2-20-GENERAL LINES
- T2-20-GENERAL LINES
- 2-21 MOTOR VEHICLE AND MECHANICAL BREAKDOWN
- 2-22 CREDIT PROPERTY
- 2-23 RESIDENT MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL
- 2-30 MORTGAGE GUARANTY
- 2-33 INDUSTRIAL FIRE OR BURGLARY
- T2-33 INDUSTRIAL FIRE OR BURGLARY