Amanda “Mandie” Ackermann, Executive Director
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation is responsible for licensing and regulating talent agencies. The Department’s Bureau of Central Intake and Licensure processes applications for licensure and refers complex applications to the talent agencies licensing office for final review. The Division of Regulation is responsible for complaint analysis and investigations, and the Office of the General Counsel provides prosecutorial services for disciplinary cases. The Department engages in rulemaking to implement the provisions set forth in its statutes and conducts other general business, as necessary.
TA – A “talent agency” means any person who, for compensation, engages in the occupation or business of procuring or attempting to procure engagements or any employment or placement of an artist, where the artist performs in his or her artistic capacity. A person does not need a talent agency license to procure opera, music, theater, or dance engagements for any organization defined in s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or any nonprofit Florida arts organization that has received a grant from or has participated in the state touring program of the Division of Cultural Affairs.
The requirements for becoming licensed in Florida are described in the statutes and rules. Choose a license type to apply.
- Florida Military Veteran Fee Waiver
- Florida National Guard Fee Waiver
- Military Personnel, Veterans and Military Spouses Licensing Fee Waiver
- Low Income Waiver of Licensing Fee
Note: If you have previously applied for your license, you may check your application status.
|License Types||Continuing Education Requirements||Fee||Expiration Date|
|Talent Agency||N/A||$405||5/31/EVEN Year|
All requests for publications, documents, forms, applications for licenses, permits and other similar certifications can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.
Division of Professions
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0791