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Division Director

Greg Thomas


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

Designations

CLU Designation

Life including Variable Annuity and/or Health Applicants: Applicants who hold the CLU designation and have been engaged in the insurance business within the 4-year period prior to filing their application for license with the Department are not required to meet the pre-licensing educational requirement or sit for the life including variable annuity and/or health examination.

An original letter from the American College of Financial Services certifying an applicant's designation status is required.

CPCU Designation

Applicants for the following licenses, who hold the CPCU designation and that have been engaged in the insurance business within a 4-year period prior to filing their application for license with the Department, are not required to meet the pre-licensing educational requirement or sit for the examination:


A copy of the original letter from the American Institute for Chartered Property Underwriters certifying an applicant's designation status is required.

Professional Designation

Customer Representative applicants who hold the following professional designations are not required to sit for the customer representative examination:

  • Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) from the Insurance Institute of America
  • Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) from the Insurance Institute of America
  • Associate in General Insurance (AINS) from the Insurance Institute of America
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) from the Society of Certified Insurance Service Counselors
  • Certified Insurance Representative (CIR) from the All-Lines Training provider
  • Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) from the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives
  • Certified Professional Service Representative (CPSR) from the National Foundation for CPSR
  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
  • Professional Customer Service Representative (PCSR) from the Professional Career Institute
  • Registered Customer Service Representative (RCSR) from an Accredited Postsecondary Institution in this State approved by the Department

A copy of the original letter from the applicable accrediting entity certifying an applicant's designation status is required.

NOTE: The Certified Customer Service Representative (CCSR) from the Florida Association of Insurance Agents is no longer accepted as of July 1, 2015.

Adjuster Professional Designation

All-lines (Company and Independent) adjuster applicants who hold any of the following designations are not required to sit for the state adjuster examination:

  • Associate in Claims (AIC) from the Insurance Institute of America
  • Accredited Claims Adjuster (ACA) from an Accredited Postsecondary Institution in this State approved by the Department
  • Certified Adjuster (CA) from the All Lines Training provider
  • Certified Claims Adjuster (CCA) from the AE21 Incorporated provider
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
  • Professional Claims Adjuster (PCA) from the Professional Career Institute
  • Professional Property Insurance Adjuster (PPIA) from the HurriClaim Training Academy

 

A copy of the original letter from the applicable accrediting entity certifying an applicant’s designation status is required.