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

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:

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

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