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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


4-30 Resident Crop Hail and Multiple-Peril Crop Insurance Agent

Common Use(s) of License:

An individual limited to transacting insurance covering crops subject to unfavorable weather conditions, fire or lightening, flood, hail, insect infestation, disease, or other yield-reducing conditions or perils which is provided by the private insurance market, or which is subsidized by the Federal Group Insurance Corporation including multi-peril crop insurance.


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.

Step 2 - Apply:

Step 3 - Fingerprints:

Step 4 - Examination:

Disregard this step if you are not required to take an exam or you passed the exam within one year prior to applying for the license.

  • A pre-licensing course is not required for this license. Print the Florida Crop, Hail and Multi-Peril Crop Agents' Study Manual PDF and use it to prepare you for the state examination.
    [Click here for the Study Manual page]
  • Upon approval, an e-mail will be sent to you directing you to check your messages in your MyProfile account. Messages are where you may print 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]

    Note: If you are required to take an examination, you will not be qualified for a license until the department has received a passing result from the testing vendor.

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 must be appointed by, and the limited license requested by, a licensed General Lines agent. All business transacted by the limited agent shall be in behalf of, in the name of, and countersigned by the agent by whom the individual is appointed. The licensee may only be appointed by one General Lines agent or agency. Section 626.112(4), Florida Statutes.
  • You may conduct Crop Hail insurance business through a General Lines (2-20 or 9-20) license.
  • Cannot hold a General Lines and Crop Hail license at the same time.
  • Limited lines licenses are not available for transfer from another state.
  • 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 Statute: s. 626.321(1)(f), F.S. (licensing)