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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


9-33 Non-Resident Industrial Fire or Burglary Insurance Agent

Common Use(s) of License:

To transact insurance against loss by fire of either buildings and other structures or contents which may include extended coverage; windstorm insurance; basic limits owners’, landlord’s, or tenant’s liability insurance with single limits of $25,000; comprehensive personal liability insurance with a single limit of $25,000; or burglary insurance, under which the premiums are collected quarterly or more often and the face amount of the insurance provided by the policy on one risk is not more than $50,000, including the contents of such buildings and other structures, and the insurer issuing such policy is operating under a system of collecting a debit by its agents.


Step 1 - You must be:

  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • 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]

Step 2 - Must have the following prerequisite(s) before applying:

  • Home State License: You must have 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 3 - Apply:

Step 4 - Fingerprints:

Step 5 - 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.

Special Note:

  • Licensees cannot be licensed as an agent as to any other or additional kind or class of insurance coverage except as to life and health insurances.
  • 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 Statute(s): 626.729