General Individual Occupational License - Initial Online Submission
Positions include, but are not limited to: athletic trainer, ball boy, ball maker, blacksmith, plater, cesta maker, exercise person, groom, head lead out/lead out, horse clipper, hot walker, kennel helper, maintenance employee (with access to restricted areas), outrider, pony rider, security employee, stable agent, stable help, vendor representative (with access to restricted areas), veterinarian assistant, mutuels clerk/teller, totalisator employee, moneyroom employee and 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.
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 $15 for a three-year license.
FINGERPRINTS: Initial applicants must
submit a complete set of fingerprints to the Division either on a FD-258
fingerprint card or via a Livescan device. Fingerprints will be electronically retained
for future submissions to the FDLE for those individuals timely renewing their
license. Every 3 years thereafter, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a
resubmission fee for his/her fingerprints to be resubmitted to the Florida
Dept. of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check. Choose
an option below.
Fingerprints (Required for Online Applicants): Electronic fingerprints must be
submitted to the Division through a law enforcement agency or an FDLE approved
Livescan Service Provider. Submit electronic fingerprints with the following
ORI number: FL920630Z. You must
provide your Transaction Control Number (TCN) with your application. Note:
Electronic processing fees must be paid directly to the law enforcement agency
or FDLE approved Livescan Service Provider.
For more information on
electronic fingerprinting, including the FDLE’s Livescan Service Provider List,
please visit the DBPR Fingerprint Information page.
Card: Completed fingerprint
cards (FD-258) must be mailed to the Division with your application and the $37.25
fingerprint processing fee.
Resubmission (Renewal Applicants Only): Applicants timely renewing their license
need only provide the Division the $13.25 fingerprint resubmission processing
fee with their application. Note: Timely submission of renewals must occur
within one year of the expiration of the applicant’s license.
Click here to verify fingerprint and license
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.
VERY IMPORTANT FOR
ONLINE APPLICANTS: If
you have previously been issued a license by the Division of Pari-Mutuel
Wagering, you must link your license to your online account. If eligible for
renewal, you will be able to renew your license utilizing DBPR Online Services.
You may verify your license number by clicking the link below and search by
entering your name.
Click here to verify existing license
For more information on how
to create an online account or link an existing license to your online account,
please visit DBPR Online Services Features and Steps.
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
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-103
|If you have any questions or need assistance completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.