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  7:34:44 AM 8/9/2020
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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 Requirements:
  • 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.

  • Electronic 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.

  • Fingerprint Card: Completed fingerprint cards (FD-258) must be mailed to the Division with your application and the $37.25 fingerprint processing fee.

  • Fingerprint 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 expiration date.

  • Exemptions from Fingerprinting: An 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 number.

    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 Security.

    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 following address:

    DBPR - Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering

    Licensing Section

    2601 Blair Stone Road

    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.

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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395