To start and operate your professional practice or business there are a number of requirements and concerns, in addition to your licensure, that you will need to address. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has compiled a general list of these matters to support you in your efforts to become a successful Florida professional. Please contact the entities noted below for detailed information:
- Secretary of State, Division of Corporations
Offers assistance with corporate and fictitious name registrations and information
- Local Insurance Agent for Liability Insurance
Offers business liability insurance
- Employee Leasing/Payroll Services locate a licensed employee leasing company
Offers assistance with providing employee leasing services and payroll management
- Local Bonding Agency
Offers bonds to comply with licensing requirements
Please note that the foregoing is a general list of requirements and concerns and there may be additional matters that your profession requires. You may wish to consult an attorney or certified public accountant.
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