Florida Contractor Licenses

With over 30 years in the industry, API Processing has the knowledge and resources to handle all of your contractor licensing needs. Call today and speak with one of our experienced staff members.

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Florida Alarm, Fire, Electrical, and General Contracting License

Are you interested in obtaining a contractor’s license in the State of Florida? Do you need help with Florida reciprocity procedures? Does your business need a qualified listed agent? Do you need help forming a corporation, LLC, or partnership entity? Does your Florida business need a surety bond?

API offers contractor licensing application assistance in Burglar Alarm, Electrical, and Construction license classifications. With over 30years in the Electrical and Construction Licensing Industry, API has the knowledge, resources, and expertise to help get you licensed.

API Processing can assist you with the following licensing classifications:

  • General Contractor
  • Electrical
  • Alarm
  • Fire
  • Limited Energy
  • All Construction related licenses

Florida has two types of Contractor Licenses:

1. Registered Contractor License

A registered contractor can only perform work within the city or county that issued the contractor license.

2. Certified Contractor License

A certified contractor is certified by the state and is allowed to work anywhere in the state of Florida on any type of construction project.

To apply for a Certified Contractor, the following steps are required.

  • Age - The applicant must be at least 18 years old to qualify
  • Experience - Provide proof of construction experience, including work as a foreman, and/or a construction related education.
  • Exam - A two day open book exam that tests your financial skills and your knowledge in the construction trade
  • Fee - An fee specified in the application payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Fee - Request a credit report from any of the 3 major credit reporting agencies, and submit credit check with your application
  • Application - Contact us to help with the application process

API provides assistance with License applications in Florida.

At API, our company understands how confusing and overwhelming state licensing laws and procedures can be. The state license application often requires specific knowledge and resources to accurately provide the necessary information. Numerous applications are constantly denied because of mistakes on the application or in the required documentation.

Let the License Experts handle it!

Call today and speak with one of our experienced staff about your licensing needs. With over 10 years in the licensing industry, API has the knowledge and resources to handle all of your licensing needs.

API Prepares and process contractor license applications for:

  • Initial Certification
  • New Businesses
  • Additional Business
  • Transfers
  • Re-Activations
  • Endorsements
  • Exams and Testing
  • County & State Registration
  • Out of State Licensing
  • Form Corporations, LLC's, Partnerships, Business Trusts
  • Fictitious Name Registration
  • Financially Responsible Officers

As a client of API, you will receive the benefit of personal one-on-one attention from our experienced professional staff; licensing expertise that is unmatched in the industry and our commitment to your satisfaction and licensing goals.

Our company also provides other business services to help establish your company. Call today for a free consultation to get your Florida Contractors License.

Florida State Licensing Board Resources

Department of Business & Professional Regulation