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Mold Remediator - Initial License for Out-of-state Applicants (Endorsement) (MRS 0701)

This application is used by individuals who qualify for licensure by having passed a certification examination offered by a nationally recognized organization that is substantially equivalent to Florida's examination; or hold a valid license by another state or territory of the United States whose criteria for licensure are substantially equivalent to Florida's licensing requirements.

Application Requirements:
 
  • DEFINITION: Endorsement is licensure of individuals who hold a valid license in another state and would like to become licensed in Florida based on their out-of-state license or provide proof of passing a certification examination offered by a nationally recognized organization that certifies persons in mold remediation or assessment, and the examination has been approved by the department as substantially equivalent to Florida's examination.
  • OUT-OF-STATE LICENSE: Submit proof of licensure in another state whose criteria for licensure are substantially equivalent to Florida's requirements

    or

    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATION: Provide proof of passing a certification examination offered by a nationally recognized organization that is substantially equivalent to Florida's examination that is recognized by the department. If you passed a certification examination by a nationally recognized organization that is substantially equivalent to the Florida's examination and you do not have an out-of-state license, then you must submit:

    • a copy of a transcript demonstrating an Associate of Arts degree or higher in microbiology, engineering, architecture, industrial hygiene or occupational safety or related field of science from an accredited institution. The applicant must also demonstrate a minimum of 1 year of documented field experience in microbial sampling or investigations;

    or

    • a high school diploma and provide proof of 4 years experience under the supervision of a Florida licensed mold assessor or remediator; This is not a complete listing of educational and experience requirements. Please see the application instructions page for complete information.
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: If you passed a certification examination by a nationally recognized organization that is substantially equivalent to the Florida¿s examination and you do not have an out-of-state license, then you must submit a copy of a transcript demonstrating an Associate of Arts degree or higher in microbiology, engineering, architecture, industrial hygiene or occupational safety or related field of science from an accredited institution. The applicant must also demonstrate a minimum of 1 year of documented field experience in microbial sampling or investigations;

    or

    a high school diploma and provide proof of 4 years experience under the supervision of a Florida licensed mold assessor or remediator. This is not a complete listing of educational and experience requirements. Please see the application instructions page for complete information.
  • 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 for a Mold Remediator license are required to attest that they have obtained general liability insurance in the amount of $1 million dollars as determined by statute.
  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. Make check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Military veterans may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Veterans Services page for more information.
  • 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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