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What professions fall under Chapter 455, Florida Statutes?
Will DBPR sell or share my e-mail address?


*Pursuant to Section 455.275(1), Florida Statutes, effective October 1, 2012, licensees licensed under Chapter 455, F.S. must provide the Department with an email address if they have one.


How do I know if I am or my business is licensed under Chapter 455, F.S.?


The following professions are licensed under Chapter 455, F.S.:

Board of Architecture and Interior Design
Asbestos Licensing Unit
Athlete Agents
Board of Auctioneers
Barbers' Board
Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board
Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers
Certified Public Accounting
Construction Industry Licensing Board
Board of Cosmetology
Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board
Board of Employee Leasing Companies
Home Inspectors
Board of Landscape Architecture
Mold-Related Services
Board of Pilot Commissioners
Board of Professional Geologists
Talent Agencies
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Board of Professional Engineers
Florida Real Estate Commission
Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board


I do not want spam e-mails, but I am obligated to provide my email address to DBPR under Chapter 455.275(1), Florida Statutes. Will DBPR sell or share my e-mail address?


The Department of Business and Professional Regulation may use the email address for official communication with licensees. However, the Department will not sell or freely share your e-mail address. However, Florida has broad public records laws. All e-mails, applications and other documents submitted to us are subject to public records request and the law requires us to provide the information, upon request. If you do not wish to supply a personal address, please provide the Department with an email address which can be made available to the public.

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