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.
The next license renewal cycles end May 31 and July 1. Affected license types include some alcoholic beverages and tobacco licensees, 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...
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.
Memorial Day Holiday
In observance of Memorial Day, our offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at normal business hours.
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.