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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

Payment Methods & Fees

All fees are nonrefundable, per 624.501, 626.171(5), and 626.331(4), F.S.

Credit Cards: We currently accept credit cards from:

  • VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover for applications for licensure;
  • MasterCard, American Express, and Discover for appointments; and
  • VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover for education course providers;
  • VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover for continuing education fines ($250 invoice payments).


Note: When entering the credit card information, the addresses must match the cardholder’s billing address. An additional convenience fee is charged by the credit card companies. Convenience fees are $2.45 for applications for licensure, education course providers, and continuing education fine payment. Appointments require a convenience fee of 3% of the transaction.

eCheck: We only accept eCheck payments for appointments.

If paying by eCheck, you should find out if your financial institution requires an ACH ID number before allowing an eCheck transaction. If your financial institution requires an ACH ID number, provide them with the following:

ACH ID number: Z596001874

ACH ID description: DES/PPD/TEL/WEB or SETT-STFLDFSE3

After providing the ACH ID numbers to your financial institution you will not be required to provide them for future payments made with us. Failure to provide the required ACH ID numbers may result in rejection of payment by your financial institution. If your payment is rejected you will be assessed a service fee of 5% of the face value of the amount, with a minimum of $15, not to exceed $150.

 


License Application

Paid during application process

$50.00*

  Exception:

Title Agent/Agency
$10.00

Members of the United States Armed Forces and their spouses, and veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have separated from service within 24 months before application for licensure, are exempt from the application filing fee.

Qualified individuals will need to provide one of the following supporting documents; a copy of a military identification card, military dependent identification card, military service record, military personnel file, veteran record, discharge paper, or separation document that indicates such member is currently in good standing or such veteran is honorably discharged. This documentation can be emailed to AgentLicensing@MyFloridaCFO.com. Please include your application ID number in the subject line.

License ID

Paid during application process

$5.00

Fingerprint

Paid to the fingerprinting vendor

$45.80*

  Cost Breakdown:

$24.00 - FDLE Fee

$12.00 - FBI Fee

$9.80* - MorphoTrust USA Fee

*Local Florida county sales tax may apply.

State Exam

Paid to the examination vendor

$44.00 - as of October 1, 2018

Appointments

Paid through eAppoint

  Residents:

$60.00

  Nonresidents:

$60.00*

*Additional per/county $6.00 fee must be paid for every county in which a nonresident agent intends to physically transact insurance.

*Nonresident Adjusters do not pay a county fee.

  Exceptions:

Bail Bonds/Surety Agents - (Not submitted through eappoint. A check is required when submitting DFS - H2-1544 appointment form)
$80.00

Surplus Lines
$150.00

Military Registration (Life Insurance)
$20.00

  Late Fees for Appointments:

Original/Initial
$250.00 per appointment

Renewal
$25.00 per appointment

Temporary Appointments

Paid through eAppoint

  Valid for 4 Months:

Resident Surplus Lines
$20.00

Resident Life & Variable Annuity
$20.00

Resident General Lines
$20.00

Nonresident General Lines
$20.00

  Valid for 6 Months:

Resident Life & Health (Debit)
$30.00

Industrial Fire or Burglary (Debit)
$30.00

  Valid for 18 Months:

Limited Surety/Bail Bond - (Not submitted through eappoint. A check is required when submitting DFS - H2-1544 appointment form)
$90.00

Continuing Education

Paid through MyProfile

Continuing Education Fine - (Available for payment after the department receives the signed settlement stipulation and after the consent order/invoice is posted to licensee's MyProfile account)
$250.00