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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
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RESIDENT PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE - BRANCH/FIRM
(formerly Communication Equipment Property Insurance)

TYPE AND CLASSES:

  • 2-32 Portable Electronics Insurance (Branch)

Subsection 626.321(1)(h), Florida Statutes, defines the "PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE" license as a license for property insurance or inland marine insurance that covers only loss, theft, mechanical failure, malfunction, or damage for portable electronics. It may be issued only to employees or authorized representatives of a licensed general lines agent or employees, agents, or the lead business location of a retail vendor that sells portable electronics insurance. The lead business location must have a contractual relationship with a general lines agent. The license also authorizes sales of service warranty agreements covering only communications equipment to the same extent if licensed under s. 634.419 or 634.420.

PORTABLE ELECTRONICS are defined as personal, self-contained, easily carried by an individual, battery-operated electronic communication, viewing, listening, recording, gaming, computing or global positioning devices, including cell or satellite phones, pagers, personal global positioning satellite units, portable computers, portable audio listening, video viewing or recording devices, digital cameras, video camcorders, portable gaming systems, docking stations, automatic answering devices, and other similar devices and their accessories, and service related to the use of such devices.

Application Qualifications:

  • Complete an online application for License and submit appropriate fees. Apply for license
  • Business must be located in Florida.

Special Notes

The "Lead" location must have obtained the 20-32 license before this license can be applied for. View the 20-32 qualification page for more details.