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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



  • 00-60 Managing General Agent

Florida Statutes 626.015 defines a "MANAGING GENERAL AGENT" as any person managing all or part of the insurance business of an insurer, including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office, and acting as an agent for that insurer, whether known as a managing general agent, manager, or other similar term, who, with or without authority, separately or together with affiliates, produces directly or indirectly, or underwrites an amount of gross direct written premium equal to or more than 5 percent of the policyholder surplus as reported in the last annual statement of the insurer in any single quarter or year and also does one or more of the following:

(a) Adjusts or pays claim

(b) Negotiates insurance on behalf of the insurer

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 United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services.
  • You must be fingerprinted. [Click here and follow the instructions]
  • If licensed in another state within three years, provide a Letter of Clearance.

Special Notes

The following persons are not considered managing general agents:

  • An employee of an insurer
  • A United States manager of the United States branch of an alien insurer
  • An underwriting manager, who, pursuant to contract, manages all the insurance operations of the insurer, is under common control of the insurer which is subject to regulation under Florida Statutes 628.801-628.803, and whose compensation is not based on the volume of premiums written
  • Administrators as defined by Florida Statutes 626.88
  • The attorney in fact authorized by and acting for the subscribers of a reciprocal insurer under powers of attorney
  • No such person shall be a general lines agent