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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 TITLE INSURANCE AGENT

TYPE AND CLASSES:
94-13 Non-Resident Title Insurance Agent


Florida Statutes 626.84201 states a "NON-RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENT" license may be issued to an applicant that must not be a resident of this state and is licensed in his or her home state as a title insurance agent. Nonresident title insurance agents licensed in Florida must complete the continuing education requirements as Florida resident title insurance agents.

Florida Statutes 626.841 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 94-13 NON-RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE LICENSE:

Step 1 - You must be:

  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • A non-resident of the state of Florida. For a list of reciprocal states, please click here.
  • 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]
  • 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 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.

Special Notes:

  • Can only transact the specific lines of authority that are held in the resident state.
  • Must have successfully passed the required examination in their home state
  • Successfully pass Florida’s title agent examination.
  • 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 ss. 626.8417(4), Florida Statutes.