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Cross-Licensed Deputy Pilot Certificate by Examination (BOPC 1)

A licensed state pilot may seek to become licensed as a cross-licensed deputy pilot in a Florida port which has declared a need for a cross-licensed deputy pilot. Cross-licensed deputy pilots are licensed to bring vessels in and out of a specific Florida port, as needed. Individuals who seek to become licensed as a cross-licensed deputy pilot must complete this application. Cross-licensed deputy pilots must successfully complete training in the specific port.

Application Requirements:
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Applicants must hold a state pilot license and complete training in the port.
  • EXAMINATION: Applicant must take and pass the cross-licensing examination.
  • DRUG TESTING: A current drug test or documentation verifying that the applicant has been subject to a random drug testing program for the last 6 months must be submitted with the application.

  • FEE: Submit a $200 non-refundable fee payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or 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.

Apply Using Online Services

Apply Using a Printable Application
2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395