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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

RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENT

TYPE AND CLASS:
4-10 Resident Title Insurance Agent


Common Use(s) of License:

Florida Statutes 626.841 (1) defines a “TITLE INSURANCE AGENT” as a person, appointed in writing by a title insurer for the purpose of issuing and countersigning binders, commitments, policies of title insurance, or guarantees of title in its behalf.


STEPS TO OBTAIN 4-10 RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENT:

Step 1 - You must be:

  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • 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 hold a resident license in another state.
  • If licensed in another state within three years, provide a Letter of Clearance.

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

Step 3 - Apply:

Step 4 - Send prerequisite(s) to department:

  • Send proof of prerequisite, as indicated in Step 2, to the Bureau.
    Note: If you have taken a prelicensing course, your prelicensing education provider will automatically send the Bureau proof within 21 days of your passing date. This does not include designations.

    Email proof of prerequisite to: AgentLicensing@MyFloridaCFO.com

Step 5 - Fingerprints:

Step 6 - Examination:

  • Upon approval, an email will be sent to you directing you to check your messages in your MyProfile account. Messages are where you may view your notifications from the department, such as an authorization for an examination. Follow the message's instructions to schedule the examination.
    [Click here for the Exam Information page]

Step 7 - 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 Notes:

  • Attorneys at law duly licensed to practice law in the courts of this state, and in good standing with The Florida Bar are exempt from having to obtain a license per s. 626.8417(4), Florida Statutes.