The Department of Business and Professional Regulation is responsible for licensing and regulating athlete agents. The Department’s Bureau of Central Intake and Licensure processes applications for licensure and refers complex applications to the athlete agents 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.
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The renewal period for athlete agent licenses has been extended until June 30, 2016.
Athlete agent licensees will save more than $118,000 in license fees from June 2016 to June 2018 due to the permanent initial licensure and license renewal fee reductions. The biennial renewal fee will be reduced by 50 percent to help save athlete agent licensees $220 on their biennial license renewal fees.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation is responsible for the oversight of athlete agents. There is no professional board.
A breakdown of application and licensure fees is provided with application packets.
Information for Licensees
Biennial License Renewal Fee
Athlete Agent = $225
The fees above include a $5 unlicensed activity fee.
Continuing Education Requirement
Reporting requirement for criminal convictions
As of October 1, 2009, Section 455.227(1)(t), Florida Statutes requires all professional licensees to report to the department within 30 days of being convicted or found guilty of, or having plead nolo contendere or guilty to a crime in any jurisdiction. The statute also requires the reporting of any convictions that occurred prior to October 1, 2009. A licensee who fails to report that information may be subject to disciplinary action, including fines, suspension or license revocation. To report this information, complete the criminal self-reporting document and mail it to the department.
The Division of Regulation is responsible for enforcement of professions and related businesses licensed by DBPR under the Division of Professions to ensure that the laws, rules and standards set by the legislature are followed. To file a complaint visit MyFloridaLicense.com.
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