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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

NON-RESIDENT HEALTH INSURANCE AGENT

TYPE AND CLASSES:
8-40 Non-Resident Health Agent License


Common Use(s) of License:

A "HEALTH AGENT” is defined as any person appointed as an agent by an insurer to solicit applications for or to negotiate and effectuate contract of health insurance, as such insurance and includes an individual representing a health maintenance organization.  "HEALTH INSURANCE" is defined as health insurance against loss through sickness or accidental bodily injury.


STEPS TO OBTAIN 8-40 NON-RESIDENT HEALTH LICENSE:

Step 1 - You must be:

  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • Be not be a resident of the state of Florida.
  • A United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services. [Click here for more information]
  • Not be an employee of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or state service office, as referred to in Sections 626.788 and 626.833, Florida Statutes.
  • At the time of application for license and throughout the existence of the Florida non-resident license, hold a license as a resident health agent license in the state of residence.
  • Hold the same lines of authority in your home state before applying. Note: A Florida non-resident license is only valid for the same line of authority you hold in your home state.

Step 2 - Apply:

Step 3 - Fingerprints:

Step 4 - Status notification(s):

  • Once an application has been submitted, you may check your MyProfile account for the status of your application. Deficiencies will be listed under the pending license type.
  • Once all the above steps have been satisfied, the department will send your approval by email. You may then go to your MyProfile account and click the “Wallet” and/or “Letter” hyperlink(s), under the “Print Licenses” section, to generate a copy of your license for printing.
  • Note: If you are required to take an examination, you will not be able to print your license until the department has received a passing result from the testing vendor.

Special Note:

  • Examination not required.
  • Can only solicit the specific lines of authority held in resident state. If the individual physically transacts insurance in this state, the insurance company must appoint the individual with a state appointment and a county appointment for each county the individual wishes to transact insurance in.
  • Appointment of License: This license requires an appointment to be valid. Section 626.112(4), Florida Statutes.
  • Expiration of License: This license will expire if unappointed for 48 months. Section 626.431(3), Florida Statutes.
  • Third party access must be authorized by the licensee through MyProfile in order for the third party to manage the licensing submissions and changes on behalf of the licensee.
  • Related Florida Statutes: 624.603, 626.015, 626.829, & 626.8305