This application is used to register your county or city competency card and put your license into inactive status. An inactive license cannot be used for contracting. Your license can remain in inactive status for as long as you wish. However, you must continue to renew your license every two years by the renewal due date.
EXAMINATION: Provide proof of passing a local licensing examination.
Local License:Provide a copy of your local competency card showing inactive status.
FEE:Pay the required fee as provided in the application. If applying online, you can pay with a credit card or electronic check. If mailing your application, please include a 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 ourDBPR Military Servicespage for more information.
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.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the office by phone or by traditional mail.
If you have any questions, please contact 850.487.1395. *Pursuant to Section 455.275(1), Florida Statutes, effective October 1, 2012, licensees licensed under Chapter 455, F.S. must provide the Department with an email address if they have one.
The emails provided may be used for official communication with the licensee. However email addresses are public record. If you do not wish to supply a personal address, please provide the Department with an email address which can be made available to the public.