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  12:07:30 AM 4/17/2014
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Initial State Individual Farm Labor Contractor License

You must pass the state licensing examination and hold a valid federal license to qualify for Farm Labor Contractor license in the State of Florida.

Application Requirements:
 
  • FEDERAL CERTIFICATE: You must hold valid federal certificate of registration before a state registration can be issued. Submit the original federal application along with a completed fingerprint card obtained from your local Sheriff's office to: United States Department of Labor, National Certificate Team, Post Office Box 56447, Atlanta, Georgia 30343- 447, Phone: 404.893.6030. For additional information and application form, please visit federal website. There is no fee to apply for a federal license.

  • STATE APPLICATION: You must submit a copy of the federal application, and the Addendum to Application for a Farm Labor Contractor Certificate of Registration, DBPR FCL 1004, to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. A fingerprint card is not required to apply for state license.
  • FEES: You must submit $160.00 in the form of a cashier's check or money order payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The examination re-take fee is $35.

  • FINGERPRINTS: You must submit a set of fingerprints on Form FD-258 to Atlanta. Contact the Customer Contact Center to obtain a fingerprint card. It must be fully completed by an official qualified to take fingerprints. You do not have to submit a fingerprint card for your state license.

  • CITIZENSHIP: If you were not born in the United States you must submit proof that you can legally work in the United States. This proof must be provided to both offices.

  • AGE: An individual applying for certification must be at least 18 years of age.

  • BACKGROUND: You must not have been convicted within the last five years of crimes listed under Item 6 of the federal form.

  • PAYROLL: If you are responsible for the payroll, IRS Form 8821 must be submitted. This form should be sent to Atlanta only along with your federal application.

  • DRIVING AUTHORIZATION: This authorization is needed only if you intend to be the driver of a vehicle authorized to transport farm workers. For more information see instructions on Adding Driving and/or Transportation Authorization to your License.

  • TRANSPORTATION AUTHORIZATION: This authorization is needed only if you intend to provide a vehicle to be used to carry migrant and seasonal farm workers to and/or from the worksite. For more information see instructions on Adding Driving and/or Transportation Authorization to your License.

  • EXAMINATION: The examination is offered as a computer based test. Once you are approved for the examination, you will be contacted by Pearson Vue, the department's testing vendor. We do not offer the oral or the Creole examinations through Pearson Vue. For more information see our Farm Labor FAQs,

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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