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Professional Individual Occupational License -Initial

Positions include, but are not limited to: racing animal owner (greyhound, harness, quarter horse or thoroughbred), authorized agent, jockey agent, racing or game official, or alternate, association officer, director, manager, assistant, chief of security, doctor, general manager, harness driver, horse broker, bloodstock agent, horseman's bookkeeper, jockey or apprentice jockey, nurse, officer/ director/ shareholder of any business, official (race or game), paramedic, EMT/ physicians assistant/ plant or track superintendent, trainer or assistant trainer, player (jai alai), public relations director, veterinarian, mutuels manager, totalisator manager/supervisor, assistant moneyroom manager supervisor, assistant and or any other professional person with access to restricted areas.

Application Requirements:
 
  • APPLICATION: Individuals applying for the first time must complete a DBPR PMW-3120 Individual Occupational License Application form. Complete the application by clicking on the "Printable Application" or "Online Services" link at the bottom of the page. You may also hand-deliver or mail your application to the pari-mutuel facility where you will be working. To locate the address of the slot machine facility closest to you please review the facility list provided.
  • PROFESSIONALS INCLUDING: doctor, nurse, paramedic, emergency medial technician (EMT), physician's assistants, and veterinarian (including track veterinarian) must have a Florida professional license with the proper state agency, prior to occupational licensure by the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering.
  • LICENSE TERM: Florida Pari-Mutuel Licenses are valid from May 1st through June 30th of the third year. Persons issued a professional-level license will be allowed to work in a general occupation of the same type without obtaining a general-level license.
  • FEE: Professional Individual Occupational License $80. For a three-year license. An honorably discharged disabled veteran from one of the time periods specified in s.1.01(14), F.S., or the unremarried spouse of a deceased disabled veteran meeting this criteria, may be exempt from license fees up to $50.00. Fingerprint fees are not exempt.

  • FINGERPRINTS: All applicants must submit his/her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $40.50 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every five (5) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $16.50 for his/her to be resubmitted to the Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.

    You may submit your fingerprints electronically through a law enforcement agency that has a live scan or hard card scanning device. If you are able to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the following required ORI number: FL920630Z.

    Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future submissions to the FDLE. Fingerprints can be mailed to DBPR, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.

    Instead of a fingerprint card; applicants 70 years of age and over m

  • NOTE: Certified law enforcement or corrections officers working in security or safety positions do not require an occupational license, except when working as the Chief of Security.

If you have any questions or need assistance completing these forms, please contact the Office of Operations, Licensing Section, at 850.488.3211.


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