The Department of Business and Professional Regulation licenses and regulates more than one million Florida businesses and professionals, from real estate agents, veterinarians, and accountants to contractors and cosmetologists. Our mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly.
Apply for the Clay Ford CPA Minority Scholarship by June 1st for a chance to receive up to $12,000 for school! For applications and eligibility criteria, visit the Clay Ford Scholarship Page.
Download the free DBPR Mobile app from the iTunes or Google Play app stores today to verify licenses, view hotel and restaurant inspections, and report unlicensed activity with the touch of your finger. To download it from iTunes now click here.
The next license renewal cycles end April 30 and May 31. Affected license types include some employee leasing companies, talent agencies, athlete agents, community association managers and veterinary medicine licensees. Please check your license to ensure you renew by the deadline!
DBPR offers several programs for active duty military members, veterans and their spouses to help them gain a license in Florida. To learn more about the military benefits offered by DBPR, visit the Military Services Page.
DBPR has received notification of an employee rights poster scam targeting licensees. If you receive a suspicious letter from someone claiming to be the Florida Human Resources Compliance regarding a fine, please disregard the fine and contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. For questions regarding the status of your license, please call our Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation licenses and regulates more than one million Florida businesses and professionals, from real estate agents, veterinarians and accountants to contractors and cosmetologists. Our mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly.
CUSTOMER SERVICE SPOTLIGHT...
Scheduled Server Maintenance
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation will be performing scheduled server maintenance beginning at 6:00 pm on Friday, April 29th, and ending at 12 noon on Sunday, May 1st. During this time, the Department's telephone system and website applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.
CPA Minority Scholarship
DBPR is proud to offer the Clay Ford Scholarship to assist minority CPA students with their fifth year of school. Applications will be accepted through June 1. For applications and eligibility requirements, visit the Clay Ford Scholarship page.
Our Customer Contact Center can be reached at 850.487.1395. For a quicker response, the best times to call to speak to a representative are between 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Eastern Time or 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Effective December 1, 2015, the Customer Contact Center's new hours of operation will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.