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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 HEALTH INSURANCE AGENT

TYPE AND CLASSES:

  • 2-40 Health Insurance

Florida Statutes 626.015 (6) defines a “HEALTH AGENT” as an agent representing a health maintenance organization or, as to health insurance only, an insurer transacting health insurance.

Florida Statutes 624.603 defines “HEALTH INSURANCE” is defined as insurance against loss through sickness or accidental bodily injury.

Application Qualifications:

  • Complete an online application for License and submit appropriate fees. Apply for license
  • Be a natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a resident of the state of Florida.
  • Be a United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services.
  • Not be an employee of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or state service office, as referred to in Section 626.833, Florida Statutes.
  • You must be fingerprinted. [Click here and follow the instructions]
  • If licensed in another state within three years, provide a Letter of Clearance.

State Examination Qualifications:

Must be completed within four years of application date

  • Successfully completed 40 hour approved insurance course for health. Find Course; or
  • Successfully completed a correspondence course approved by the Department. Find Course; or
  • Successfully completed at least 3 semester credit hours of insurance from an accredited college or university (an official transcript required); or

Exemptions for State Examination

  • Become a resident of Florida, held a valid resident license with the equivalent line of authority for at least one (1) continuous year prior to applying for a license in Florida, and submit the application for the Florida health license within 90 days of becoming a resident of Florida. [Transfer of License]. [Exempt from State Examination] ; or
  • An original letter from the American College of Life Underwriters certifying the licensee was awarded the Chartered Life Underwriters (CLU) designation and has been engaged in business the last 4 years.

Special Notes

Applicant cannot be licensed for Credit Life and Disability, Motor Vehicle Physical Damage and Mechanical Breakdown or Credit Insurance simultaneously.