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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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News and Alerts Archive

List of Approved Navigator Registrations - Click here to see the list
Information on Navigators and Registering - Read more here
Notice of Proposed Rule - Return of Unearned Premium
Amended Rule Effective October 21, 2014 - Suitability and Disclosure in Annuity Investments - Forms Required
*ALERT* - Delay in Fingerprint Processing May Affect License Applicants
Notice of Proposed Rule - Group or Quasi-Group Implications
All Title Agencies - 2015 Title Administrative Surcharge Information
Notice of Correction - Suitability and Disclosure in Annuity Investments-Forms Required - DFS-H1-1980 (Proposed) - DFS-H1-1981 (Proposed)
Notice of Rule Development - Information to be Provided When Recommending the Surrender of an Annuity or Life Insurance Policy
Amended Rule Chapter Effective September 10, 2014 - Penalties for Violations by Navigators
Notice of Proposed Rule - Adjusters
Amended Rule Chapter Effective September 1, 2014 - Prelicensing Education
Notice of Change - Suitability and Disclosure in Annuity Investments
Notice of Change - Registration of Navigators
Notice of Change - Penalties for Violations by Navigators
Notice of Change - Pre-licensing Education
Notice of Proposed Rule - Suitability and Disclosure in Annuity Investments
Important Notice to Public Adjusters Regarding Recent Severe Weather and Flash Flooding - Declaration of Emergency - Executive Order 14-144
Annual Report of Certain Insurance Examinations for 2013 published
Notice of Proposed Rule - Pre-licensing Education
Notice of Proposed Rule - Registration of Navigators
Notice of Proposed Rule - Penalties for Violations by Navigators
Notice of Rule Development - Public Adjuster Apprentices
Notice of Rule Development - Adjusters
Amended Rule Effective March 24, 2014 - Penalties for Violation of Section 626.621, F.S.
Reminder - The 5-Hour CE Course Requirement
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Suitability and Disclosure in Annuity Investments - DFS-H1-1980 (Proposed) - DFS-H1-1981 (Proposed)
Notice of Proposed Rule - Penalties for Violation of Section 626.621, F.S.
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Pre-licensing Education
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Penalties for Violations by Navigators
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Registration of Navigators
All Title Agencies - 2014 Title Administrative Surcharge Information
All Title Agencies - Title Insurance Agency Data Call Information
Tips for Health Agents/Brokers - CMS has issued a guide for Helping Consumers Complete an Enrollment Starting December 1st.
Interactive tutorial for using MyProfile - Click here to see it
VISA-branded Cards Now Accepted for Applications - Read more here
Title Agencies - Notice of Final Public Hearing
Notice of Change - Powers of Attorney
Notice of Proposed Rule - Forms for Limited Surety (Bail Bond) Agents
Pre-licensing Education Rules has a new chapter - 69B-227, F.A.C.
Temporary Bail Bond Agent Employment Reporting revised rule effective November 6, 2013
Notice of Proposed Rule - Title Insurance Statistical Gathering
Notice to Agents of Suspension of AGIC, Inc.
Notice of Withdrawal - Adjusters
Notice of Proposed Rule - Powers of Attorney
Notice of Proposed Rule - Criminal Proceedings
Notice of Rule Development - Penalties for Violation of Section 626.621, F.S.
Amendments to Chapter 69B-228, F.A.C. effective on August 4, 2013
All Public Adjusters: Important Notice Regarding Laws Effective July 1, 2013
Depawix Health Resources, Inc. - Ordered into Receivership (Liquidation) effective June 11, 2013
Notice of Additional Public Hearing - 5-Hour Course Update (Bail Bond)
Notice of Rule Development - Temporary Permit to Operate a Bail Bond Agency
Notice of Rule Development - Sample Power of Attorney
Annual Report of Certain Insurance Examinations for 2012 published
Notice of Rule Development - Criminal Proceedings
Notice of Proposed Rule - Adjusters
Universal Health Care Insurance Company, Inc. was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective March 22, 2013
Universal Health Care, Inc. was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective March 21, 2013
Title Insurance Agencies - Proposed Statistical Data Call Rule, Affidavit, and Data Collection Form
Education Providers Conference Call - March 5, 2013 at 2:00pm ET - Materials can be found in Education Central
Amendments to Continuing Education Rule - Notice of Proposed Rule
Amendments to Continuing Education Rule - Notice of Rule Development
K.E.L. Title Insurance Group, Inc. was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective October 30, 2012
All Title Agencies: 2013 Title Administrative Surcharge Reminder
AvaHealth, Inc., d/b/a Key Insurance Plan was Ordered Into Liquidation effective August 31, 2012
Amended Rule Effective August 27, 2012 - Effect of Law Enforcement Records on Applications for Licensure
Amendments to Rules Regarding Customer Representatives - Effective July 30, 2012
Amendments to Appointment Renewal Procedures Rule - Effective July 30, 2012
AvaHealth, Inc., d/b/a Key Insurance Plan was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective July 2, 2012
Notice of Change - Effect of Law Enforcement Records on Applications for Licensure
Notice of Change/Correction - Customer Representatives
Known Issues with MyProfile - We Are Working Quickly To Resolve
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Effect of Law Enforcement Records on Applications for Licensure
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Appointment Renewal Procedures
Annual Report of Life Insurance Examinations for 2011 published
Important Changes to MyProfile - Taking Place the Evening of April 27, 2012 *IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ*"
April 26-29, 2012: Delay in Fingerprint Processing Will Affect License Applicants
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Customer Representatives
All General Lines Agents - Florida Alert to Agents Concerning Unauthorized Insurance Activity - Mike Ward and JRSO, Inc.
Notice of Rule Development - Adjusters
Our Online Licensing System, MyProfile, Will Be Down - February 22 - 24, 2012
Rule Chapter 69B-241, F.A.C., effective February 23, 2012 - Penalty Guidelines for Bail Bond Agents
Notice of Rule Development: Appointment Renewal Process
Electronic Payment Issue: has been resolved
Verify and Update Your Email Address in MyProfile: Help can be found here *ALERT*
Notice of Rule Development: Amendments to Rule Chapter 69B-213, F.A.C. regarding Customer Representatives
All Appointing Entities: Important Changes Regarding Appointments Beginning on January 18, 2012
CE Providers: Memo Regarding Suitability of Annuities and Life Insurance Transactions for Seniors Courses
All Public Adjusters: Important Notice Regarding Laws Effective January 1, 2012
All Title Agencies: 2012 Title Administrative Surcharge Reminder
Southern Eagle Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation effective December 16, 2011
Southern Eagle Insurance Company was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective December 6, 2011
Notice of Rule Development - Amending 69B-211.041 and 69B-211.042, F.A.C.
HomeWise Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation effective November 18, 2011
Quality Health Plans, Inc. - Ordered Into Receivership
Rule 69B-215.235, F.A.C., effective November 16, 2011 - Use of Designations
Rule 69B-221.010, F.A.C., effective November 13, 2011 - Temporary Orders of Suspension of Bail Bond Agents
HomeWise Preferred Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation effective November 4, 2011
NIPR Services Unavailable October 28 - 31, 2011
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Sections of Rule Chapter 69B-157, F.A.C.
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Sections of Rule Chapter 69B-166, F.A.C.
National Group Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation effective October 10, 2011
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Rule 69B-162.009, F.A.C.
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Sections of Rule Chapter 69B-175, F.A.C.
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Sections of Rule Chapter 69B-177, F.A.C.
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repealing Sections of Rule Chapter 69B-156, F.A.C.
Notice of Proposed Rule - Forms for Limited Surety (Bail Bond) Agents
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Temporary Orders of Suspension of Bail Bond Agents
National Group Insurance Company was Ordered Into Rehabilitation effective August 1, 2011
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repeal of rule regarding Credit Report Use
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Design and Content of Annuity Contract Cover Pages
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Forms for Limited Surety (Bail Bond) Agents
Notice of Proposed Rule - Repeal of Adjuster Ethical Requirements Subsection
May 12-17, 2011: Delay in Fingerprint Processing Will Affect License Applicants
Annual Report of Life Insurance Examinations for 2010 published
Notice of Rule Development - Repeal of Adjuster Ethical Requirements Subsection
Amendments to rule regarding bail bond forms effective April 18, 2011
Appointment System Down April 9-10, 2011: The ability to initiate, renew, or terminate any appointment(s) will be available
Seminole Casualty Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation
AequiCap Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation
AequiCap Insurance Company was Ordered Into Rehabilitation
Public Adjusters: - Announcement regarding recent DCA ruling
Commercial Insurance Alliance was Ordered Into Liquidation
Systems Down January 23: No application, appointment, or education info will not be available
Title Agencies: The 2011 title administrative surcharge is due by January 30, 2011
Systems Down December 17 - 22, 2010: No applications, appointments, or re-exams can be made
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Bail Bond Forms
Century Service Systems, Inc. was Ordered Into Liquidation
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Annuity Contract Cover Pages
Systems Down November 7: No application, appointment, or education info will be available
Amendments to the licensure of emergency adjusters become effective November 9, 2010
Notices of Additional Public Hearing - Unlawful inducements in general insurance and title insurance
To All Life and Annuity Insurers and Agents - Informational Memorandum OIR-10-7M reminding of the creation of Section 627.4605, F.S. and amending of Sections 627.464, 627.552 and 627.5575, F.S. as enacted in the 2010 Regular Session of the Florida Legislature
Notice of Proposed Rule Development - Use of Designations and Certifications in the Marketing of Insurance Products
To All Health Insurers and HMOs - Informational Memorandum OIR-10-6M regarding the federal interim final rule relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Amending Photo Provision on Identification Cards
Amendments to the Penalty Guidelines for Insurance Representatives become effective August 12, 2010
To All Residential Property Insurers and Interested Parties - Informational Memorandum OIR-10-5M Regarding Legislative Changes to the Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form
Coral Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation
License IDs to be issued electronically
To All Adjusters: Notice of Proposed Rule Amendments affecting adjusters
To All Bail Bond Agents - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking relating to penalty guidelines for bail bond agents
Magnolia Insurance Company was Ordered Into Receivership for Purposes of Liquidation
Annual Life Insurance Examination Report for Calendar Year 2009 released
Northern Capital Insurance Company was Ordered Into Receivership for Purposes of Rehabilitation and Subsequent Liquidation
To All Bail Bond Agents - Notice of Proposed Rule Development relating to temporary orders of suspension of bail bond agents
All Title Insurance Agencies: The 2010 Title Administrative Surcharge is due January 30, 2010.
To All Registered Sellers of Travel: Informational Bulletin regarding licensure requirements to sell travel insurance and verify that the insurance company is authorized in Florida.
Intercontinental Marine Service Corporation d/b/a First Warranty Group of Florida (“IMSC”) was Ordered into Liquidation
Notices of Petition for Emergency Variance from Rule 69B-162.011, F.A.C. - Updated Dec. 18, 2009
To Insurers and Agents: Notice regarding annuity disclosure forms effective December 25, 2009
American Keystone Insurance Company was Ordered Into Liquidation
To All Agents Who Sell Flood Insurance - Notification of Changes to National Flood Insurance Program
To All Life & Health Insurers: Informational Memorandum regarding legislative changes to Section 627.638, Florida Statutes, enacted in the 2009 Legislature
How To Update Your Email Address in MyProfile follow these helpful steps.
First Commercial Insurance Company and Subsidiary was Ordered Into Liquidation
Intercontinental Marine Service Corporation d/b/a First Warranty Group of Florida (“IMSC”) was Ordered into Receivership for Purposes of Rehabilitation
To All Title Agents: Division of Insurance Fraud Asks Agents To Become Fraud Fighters
To All Prepaid Limited Health Service Organizations (PLHSOs) And Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): Informational Memorandum Regarding the legislative changes to Sections 636.035 and 641.315, Florida Statutes (F.S.)
To All Life & Health and Property & Casualty Insurance Agencies: Important notice regarding Insurance Agency License Renewal
To Providers and Other Interested Parties: Notice of Proposed Hearing – Continuing Education Rule 69B-228.030 and 69B-228.220
To All Resident Life Insurance Agents - New Continuing Education Requirements Beginning January 1, 2009
To All Pre-Licensing Providers - Notice of Hearing in Reference to Rule Development Concerning Requirements and Standards for Pre-Licensing Courses (69B-211 F.A.C.)
To All Public Adjusters - Florida Statutes Regulating Public Adjusters
To All Health Insurers and Health Maintenance Organizations - Emergency Order Pertaining To Extension of Open Enrollment for Employee Health Care Access Act and Tropical Storm/Hurricane Fay
To All Health Insurers, HMOs and Other Entities Regulated By The Office of Insurance Regulation That May Cover Prescription Medications - Emergency Order Pertaining to Early Prescription Refills and Tropical Strom/Hurricane Fay
Emergency Adjuster Licensing Notice
To All Public Adjusters and the Public - Executive Order Triggers Rule Capping Public Adjuster Fees
To All Life Agents - Adoption of Rule 69B-240 Regarding Military Sales Practices (Effective Date July 28, 2008)
To All Life and Health Insurers - Informational Memorandum OIR-08-7M Regarding Credit Life and Credit Disability Insurance
To All Life and Health Insurers and All Health Maintenance Organizations - Informational Memorandum OIR-08-5M Regarding Dependent Coverage
To All Life and Health Insurers - Informational Memorandum OIR-08-4M Regarding Long Term Care Secondary Addressee
To All Life and Health Insurers and All Health Maintenance Organizations - Informational Memorandum OIR-08-3M Regarding Bone Marrow Transplant Procedures and ID Cards
Allstate Agents: Notice OIR Suspends Allstate Companies From Writing New Insurance Business In Florida Read More
Contractor Warning: Public Adjuster license required to assist with insurance claims - From DBPR Fall '07 Contractor Newsletter Read More
Auto Dealerships: Unlicensed Selling of Insurance Now A Third Degree Felony Read more
Title Agents and Agencies: Informational Memorandum DFS-12-2007 Regarding New Requirements - October 1, 2007 Read More
Insurance License Applicants: Informational Memorandum Regarding The Reduction of Fingerprinting Fees Read More
Agents: Stay Informed, Stay Legal - Verify Before You Sell - September 12, 2007 Read More
Insurance Agents Selling, Soliciting or Negotiating Long-Term Care Insurance: Informational Memorandum DFS-10-2007 Read More - August 28, 2007
Appointed Agents of Penn Treaty Network America Insurance Company: Their Certificate of Authority Has Been Suspended - June 4, 2007 Read More
Sinkhole Neutral Evaluator Information and Application Read More
Cease and Desist Final Order for National Foundation of America Pertaining To All Insurance Business In Florida - April 13, 2007 Read More
Florida Agents: Warning Regarding Unauthorized Entities - March 27, 2007 Read More
C.E. Requirement: Premium Discount for Hurricane Loss Mitigation -  Course Outline Read More