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: 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.
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 July 1st and shall be valid
for a period of three fiscal years.
FEE: The license fee is $80 for a three-year license.
FINGERPRINTS: Individual occupational license applicants must submit
fingerprint cards and pay the $37.25 fingerprint fee the first year. Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future
submissions to the FDLE. Every 3 years thereafter, upon renewal, the applicant
must pay a $13.25 resubmission fee for his/her fingerprints to be
resubmitted to the Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement for an updated
criminal history background check.
If not eligible for
fingerprint resubmission, physical fingerprint cards can be mailed to DBPR,
Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 2601 Blair Stone Road,
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.
may alternatively submit your fingerprints electronically through a law
enforcement agency or an FDLE approved Livescan Device Vendor. If you are able
to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the
following required ORI number: FL920630Z. Livescan Device
Exemptions from Fingerprinting: An
applicant who is under 18 years of age is exempt from fingerprint requirements;
and instead of a fingerprint card, an applicant who is 70 years of age or older
submits $24 for a background information records check through the Florida Department
of Law Enforcement.
Click here to verify fingerprint and license expiration
NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS SUBMITTING FINGERPRINTS WHERE CRIMINAL RECORD RESULTS WILL BE USED FOR LICENSING PURPOSES
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
Fees may be paid by
check or money order only and should be made payable to DBPR in U.S. funds.
Application packages may be submitted at a PMW field office or mailed to the
DBPR - Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering
2601 Blair Stone
|If you have any questions or need assistance completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.