Form DBPR AU-4153 "Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer" - Florida

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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Auctioneers
Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Form # DBPR AU-4153
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing. Always keep a copy of your application and any
supporting documents submitted to the Department.
TRANSACTION
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 Pay $444.50 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Initial Licensure by Exam
 Supply documentation as requested in background
based on Education
questions (if applicable)
 Have School Official complete and mail to the Department
Section VI, Auction School Verification form.
 Pay $444.50 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Initial Licensure by Exam
 Submit Apprentice Activity Form for each auction that
based on Apprenticeship
participation credit is claimed
 Supply documentation as requested in background
questions (if applicable)
 Pay $230 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Licensure by
 Supply documentation as requested in background
Reciprocity/Endorsement
questions (if applicable)
 Have state Board complete and mail to the Department
Section VII, Licensure Verification form.
Please mail your completed application, documentation and required fee(s) to:
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0783
METHOD OF QUALIFICATION
 Education; completed a course of study, consisting of not less than 80 classroom hours of
instructions, that meets standards adopted by the board. Section VI, The Auction School
Evaluation form must be completed, Part I by the applicant, and Part II by the auctioneer school
and returned directly to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
 Apprenticeship; must actively participate in at least 80 hours of auction sales during a 1 year
period of apprenticeship and actively participate in each phase of an auction at least five times
during the apprenticeship. Record of each auction for which participation credit is claimed must be
made on Apprentice Activity Form and must be submitted with this application.
 Reciprocity/Endorsement; holds a valid license to practice auctioneering in another state,
provided that the requirements for licensure in that state are substantially equivalent to or more
stringent than those existing in this state. You will not be required to take an examination if you
qualify under the reciprocity / endorsement guidelines. Section VII, The Licensure Verification form
must be completed, Part I by the applicant, and Part II by the state board. If the state is not
considered equivalent, you must apply for examination. For a list of equivalent states, please visit:
http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/auct/index.html.
DBPR AU-4153 Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Eff. Date May 2016
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.005
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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Auctioneers
Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Form # DBPR AU-4153
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing. Always keep a copy of your application and any
supporting documents submitted to the Department.
TRANSACTION
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 Pay $444.50 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Initial Licensure by Exam
 Supply documentation as requested in background
based on Education
questions (if applicable)
 Have School Official complete and mail to the Department
Section VI, Auction School Verification form.
 Pay $444.50 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Initial Licensure by Exam
 Submit Apprentice Activity Form for each auction that
based on Apprenticeship
participation credit is claimed
 Supply documentation as requested in background
questions (if applicable)
 Pay $230 fee (make check payable to the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation)
 Complete application
Licensure by
 Supply documentation as requested in background
Reciprocity/Endorsement
questions (if applicable)
 Have state Board complete and mail to the Department
Section VII, Licensure Verification form.
Please mail your completed application, documentation and required fee(s) to:
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0783
METHOD OF QUALIFICATION
 Education; completed a course of study, consisting of not less than 80 classroom hours of
instructions, that meets standards adopted by the board. Section VI, The Auction School
Evaluation form must be completed, Part I by the applicant, and Part II by the auctioneer school
and returned directly to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
 Apprenticeship; must actively participate in at least 80 hours of auction sales during a 1 year
period of apprenticeship and actively participate in each phase of an auction at least five times
during the apprenticeship. Record of each auction for which participation credit is claimed must be
made on Apprentice Activity Form and must be submitted with this application.
 Reciprocity/Endorsement; holds a valid license to practice auctioneering in another state,
provided that the requirements for licensure in that state are substantially equivalent to or more
stringent than those existing in this state. You will not be required to take an examination if you
qualify under the reciprocity / endorsement guidelines. Section VII, The Licensure Verification form
must be completed, Part I by the applicant, and Part II by the state board. If the state is not
considered equivalent, you must apply for examination. For a list of equivalent states, please visit:
http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/auct/index.html.
DBPR AU-4153 Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Eff. Date May 2016
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.005
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General Information:
Licenses expire November 30 of every ODD numbered year. It is your responsibility to renew your
license(s) and keep us informed, in writing, of any address changes.
Application Instructions
a. Section I
i.
Indicate which license or registration type you are applying for. Check only one of the
application types.
b. Section II
i.
Fill out each section completely.
ii.
In the Full Legal Name section, applicants must use the name as it appears on his or her
Social Security card. Do not use nicknames or initials.
iii.
Applicants must furnish their current mailing address.
iv.
If applying by reciprocity/endorsement you must include your license number.
c. Section III (a), (b), and (c)
i.
Question 1:
(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (b) of the
application and provide a copy of the arrest report, copies of the disposition or final
order(s), and documentation proving all sanctions have been served and satisfied.
You must supply this documentation for each occurrence. If you are unable to
supply this documentation, a certified statement from the clerk of court for the
relevant jurisdiction stating the status of records is required.
(2)
If you are still on probation, you must supply a letter from your probation officer, on
official letterhead, stating the status of your probation.
ii.
Question 2:
(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (b) of the
application and provide a copy of the judgment or decree. You must also supply
documentation proving all sanctions have been served and satisfied, or if not, stating
the current status of any proceedings.
iii.
Question 3:
(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (c) of the
application and supply copies of documentation explaining the denial or pending
action.
iv.
Question 4:
(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (c) of the
application and supply copies of the order(s) showing the disciplinary action taken
against the license, or documentation showing the status of the pending action.
d. Section IV
i.
Required to be completed if applying for licensure by education or by apprenticeship.
e. Section V
i.
Please read and sign the affirmation by written declaration.
ii.
If the applicant fails to sign the affirmation statement, the Department will not process the
application.
f.
Section VI
i.
Required to be completed by auctioneer school when applying for licensure by education.
g. Section VII
i.
If applying by reciprocity this form must be completed by the state board the applicant is
licensed in or provides a licensure certification from the state board.
DBPR AU-4153 Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Eff. Date May 2016
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.005
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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Auctioneers
Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Form # DBPR AU-4153
If you have any questions or need assistance in completing this application, please contact the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.
For additional information see the Instructions at the beginning of this application.
Section I – Application Type
CHECK ONLY ONE OF THE APPLICATION TYPES
 Licensure as Auctioneer Based on Education [4802/1010]
 Licensure as Auctioneer Based on Apprenticeship [4802/1012]
 Licensure as Auctioneer Based on Reciprocity/Endorsement [4802/1031]
Section II – Applicant Information
APPLICANT INFORMATION
Social Security Number*
FULL LEGAL NAME
Last/Surname
First
Middle
Suffix
Birth Date (MM/DD/YYYY)
Gender
/
/
 Male  Female
MAILING ADDRESS
Street Address or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip Code (+4 optional)
County (if Florida address)
Country
CONTACT INFORMATION
Primary Phone Number
Primary E-Mail Address
BUSINESS LOCATION ADDRESS
Business/Firm Name
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code (+4 optional)
County (if Florida address)
Country
* The disclosure of your Social Security number is mandatory on all professional and occupational license applications, is solicited
by the authority granted by 42 U.S.C. §§ 653 and 654, and will be used by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
pursuant to §§ 409.2577, 409.2598, 455.203(9), and 559.79(3), Florida Statutes, for the efficient screening of applicants and
licensees by a Title IV-D child support agency to assure compliance with child support obligations. It is also required by § 559.79(1),
Florida Statutes, for determining eligibility for licensure and mandated by the authority granted by 42 U.S.C. § 405(c)(2)(C)(i), to be
used by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to identify licensees for tax administration purposes.
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Section II – Applicant Information – continued
RESIDENCE ADDRESS (IF DIFFERENT THAN MAILING ADDRESS)
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code (+4 optional)
County (if Florida address)
Country
ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION (OPTIONAL)
Alternate Phone Number
Fax Number
Alternate E-mail Address
CURRENT/PRIOR LICENSE INFORMATION
If you currently hold or have previously held a business or professional license/registration in Florida or
elsewhere, please list each one below (attach additional copies of this page as necessary):
Date (From)
Date (To)
1. License/Registration Type
State
/
/
/
/
License Number
Name Used
Date (From)
Date (To)
2. License/Registration Type
State
/
/
/
/
License Number
Name Used
Date (From)
Date (To)
3. License/Registration Type
State
/
/
/
/
License Number
Name Used
PRIOR NAME INFORMATION
Have you used, been known as, or are currently known by another name (e.g., maiden name or
nickname) or alias other than the name signed to the application? 
Yes
No
If your answer is yes, state name or names used below:
Last/Surname
First
Middle
Suffix
Last/Surname
First
Middle
Suffix
Last/Surname
First
Middle
Suffix
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Section III (a) – Background Questions
BACKGROUND QUESTIONS
1.
 Yes
 No
Have you ever been convicted or found guilty of, or entered a plea of
(If yes, please
nolo contendere or guilty to, regardless of adjudication, a crime in any
complete
jurisdiction, or are you currently under criminal investigation? This
Section III (b))
question applies to any criminal violation of the laws of any municipality,
county, state or nation, including felony, misdemeanor and traffic
offenses (but not parking, speeding, inspection, or traffic signal
violations), without regard to whether you were placed on probation, had
adjudication withheld, were paroled, or pardoned. If you intend to
answer “NO” because you believe those records have been expunged
or sealed by court order pursuant to Section 943.0585 or 943.059,
Florida Statutes, or applicable law of another state, you are responsible
for verifying the expungement or sealing prior to answering "NO."
YOUR ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION MAY BE CHECKED AGAINST
LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL RECORDS. FAILURE TO ANSWER
THIS QUESTION ACCURATELY MAY RESULT IN THE DENIAL OR
REVOCATION OF YOUR LICENSE. IF YOU DO NOT FULLY
UNDERSTAND THIS QUESTION, CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY
OR CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT.
2.
 Yes
 No
Has any judgment or decree of a court been entered against you in this
(If yes, please
or any other state, province, district, territory, possession or nation,
complete
related to the practice or profession for which you are applying, or is
Section III (b))
there any such case or investigation pending?
3.
 Yes
 No
Have you ever had an application for registration, certification, or
(If yes, please
licensure in Florida or in any other jurisdiction denied, or is there now
complete
pending a proceeding or investigation to deny such an application?
Section III (c))
4.
 Yes
 No
Has any license, registration, or permit to practice any regulated
(If yes, please
profession, occupation, vocation, or business been revoked, annulled,
complete
suspended, relinquished, surrendered, or otherwise disciplined in
Section III (c))
Florida or in any other jurisdiction, or is any such proceeding or
investigation now pending?
If you answered “YES” to any question in questions 1-4 above, please refer to application instructions for
details on providing complete explanations, including requirements for submitting supporting legal
documents. Please complete Section III (b) for your response to questions 1 and 2, and complete
Section III (c) for your response to questions 3 and 4. If you have more than two offenses to document in
Section III (b), or more than one offense to document in Section III (c), attach additional pages as
necessary.
Section III (b) – Explanation(s) for Background Questions 1 and 2
EXPLANATION
Offense
County
State
Penalty/Disposition
Date of Offense (MM/DD/YYYY)
Have all sanctions been satisfied?
/
/
 Yes  No
Description
DBPR AU-4153 Application for Initial Licensure as Auctioneer
Eff. Date May 2016
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.005
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