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CILB 2 - Registered Contractor as an Individual

Individuals who have taken and passed a local licensing examination and have received a Certificate of Competency from a local jurisdiction, may apply for a REGISTERED license. Pool/Spa contractor licenses are available in three categories - Commercial, Residential and Servicing.

Application Requirements:
  • AGE: An individual applying for registration must be at least 18 years of age.
  • FINGERPRINTS: An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process. To learn more about fingerprinting, please visit our fingerprint FAQs.
  • INSURANCE: Applicants are required to attest that they have obtained public liability and property damage insurance in the amounts determined by Board rule. Applicants are also required to obtain workers compensation insurance or obtain an exemption from workers compensation insurance within 30 days of issuance of their license.
  • FINANCIAL/CREDIT: Applicants will need to provide proof of financial stability and responsibility by submitting personal credit reports. Credit reports must include a FICO derived credit score and indicate that local, state and federal records have been searched. You may find additional information regarding the Board's financial requirements by visiting the Department's Financial Responsibility and Stability website.
  • LOCAL LICENSE: In lieu of a state certification examination, applicants for registration must show evidence of possessing a certificate of competency from a local licensing office. The certificate must bear the applicant┐s name and the business entity to be qualified (if any) and must match the licensure category sought.
  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. Make check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Military veterans, their spouses and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Military Services page for more information.
  • DEFINITIONS: Multiple license types are available in this licensure category. For a complete listing of each license type and a description of each, you may view a term glossary on our website.

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

  • MORE INFORMATION: Learn more about this profession's application requirements (use the back button or arrow to return to this 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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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395