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Certified Elevator Inspector

A Certified Elevator Inspector (CEI) license is a credential required by state law certifying the holder has received the training necessary to construct, install, inspect, maintain or repair elevators, escalators and other vertical conveyances in Florida. CEI's must currently hold a qualified elevator inspector credential as prescribed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Application Requirements:
  • CREDENTIALS: Certified elevator inspectors must obtain a credential as a qualified elevator inspector. Contact the National Association of Elevator Safety Authority International (NAESAI) or the Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund (EIWPF) for further information.

  • PROOF OF GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE: Obtain general liability insurance in a minimum amount of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per occurrence. All elevator companies, elevator inspectors, and independent elevator technicians must have insurance as described above. Proof of insurance must be provided to the bureau with the application.

  • APPLICATION: Obtain and complete the Application Packet for Certified Elevator Inspector Registration in Word or Fill-in PDF (also referenced at the bottom of this page). The application packet includes instructions for making application and the following form:

    • DBPR HR-7017 Application for Certified Elevator Inspector Registration - Word / Fill-in PDF

  • FEE: There is currently no fee for this application.

  • MORE INFO: For more information about the licensing process, please see our elevator website. Use the Back button or arrow to return to this screen.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850-487-1395.

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