Recommended by the Constitutional Revision Commission, and passed into law by voters in 1998, the Florida Legislature carried out an amendment to the state's constitution by merging the Department of Insurance, Treasury, State Fire Marshal and the Department of Banking and Finance into the Department of Financial Services effective January 2003.
The Department is made up of 15 divisions, several specialized offices and
2,000 employees providing the most efficient and effective help for you. Get
detailed information and links to each Division's web page here. You can also
what DFS can do for you.
Functional units required for the CFO to fulfill statutorily defined obligations
A body consisting of Florida's governor and Cabinet, the Commission appoints two officials to handle the regulation of banking, securities and insurance.