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Professional Licensure under the Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA 1)

This application is for any individual that has relocated to Florida due to military orders, and holds a valid license or certification for the corresponding profession in another state, District of Columbia, any possession or territory of the United States, or any foreign jurisdiction; and is currently serving, as an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States or is a spouse of such member who wishes to qualify for Professional License Portability in Florida under the Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 4025(a).

Application Requirements:
 
  • MILITARY MEMBERS: Applicants that are currently serving as an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States must provide a copy of his/her military orders.

  • MILITARY SPOUSES: Applicants that are spouses of a current active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a copy of their marriage certificate to the military service member and a copy of their spouse''s military orders.

  • CERTIFICATE OF LICENSURE: Applicants must hold a valid license or certification for the corresponding profession in another state, District of Columbia, any possession or territory of the United States, or any foreign jurisdiction. Applicants are required to provide a certificate of licensure from the licensing authority where they are currently licensed, and a copy of the statutes and/or rules from their jurisdiction that define the scope of work covered under their current license.

  • INSURANCE/BONDING REQUIREMENTS: Asbestos, Construction, Employee Leasing Companies, Electrical, Home Inspectors, Mold Related Services and Talent Agent applicants must comply with all insurance and/or bonding requirements as required by the Florida laws and rules governing the license sought.

  • CHANGE OF STATUS APPLICANTS: Military members must submit a copy of their updated military orders. Military spouses of a current active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must provide a copy of their marriage certificate to the military service member and a copy of their spouse''s current or updated military orders.

  • FEE: No fee required. Please note that once a license is issued, the license holder will be responsible for meeting the renewal requirements including any applicable fees.

  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.


If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.


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