- Updating you on what's going on
Beginning February 24, 2012, the Department will no longer collect any examination fees. Persons who wish to schedule an examination will be directed to the examination vendor's website for payment and scheduling. The examination vendor is PearsonVUE. This new process allows persons to test without first submitting an application with the Department, although the option of applying first remains. This change will improve customer service by speeding up the examination process since there will no longer be the requirement to apply for an examination-only application with the Department and become authorized before taking the exam. The Bail Bond application process has not changed and Bail Bond applicants must first apply for a license and become authorized before scheduling and paying for the examination.
This upcoming process improvement will lead to the examination cost dropping to $42 per exam, which is a 25% savings. The cost savings exemplifies our mission to keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your pocket, where it belongs.
Please note that passing an examination does not mean the person will automatically qualify to obtain the license.
For questions, please check our website at www.MyFloridaCFO.com/Agents for more information near the effective date.
69B-213, F.A.C., regarding customer representatives, has proposed amendments to conform with current statutory provisions in the Florida
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Rule 69B-221.155, Florida Administrative Code became effective on January 8,
2012. The rule adopts four forms to be used by the bail bond industry to: provide the sworn statements required by Section 648.34(2)(d), F.S.; provide the information required by Section 648.355(1), F.S., to qualify for a temporary bail bond license; permit an appointing entity to
appoint a licensee to act for the appointing entity by providing the information required by Section 648.382, F.S.; and permit the appointing
entity to terminate the appointment of a licensee as provided in Sections 648.383(1) and 648.384(1), F.S.
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