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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Application for Initial Military/Veteran Application for Professional Licensure
Form # DBPR MVL 003
General Information:
This application is for any individual that holds a valid license for the corresponding profession in another
state, District of Columbia, any possession or territory of the United States, or any foreign jurisdiction; and
is currently serving, or has formerly served, and received an honorable discharge, as an active duty
member of the Armed Forces of the United States, or a spouse or surviving spouse of such member.
Note: Fees are waived for all professions with the exception of the federally required $80.00
National Registry fee for Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser
applicants.
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit all items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
ALL license applicants must:
Complete this entire application.
Submit electronic fingerprints. See Section 1(b) of Instructions.
Submit a certificate of licensure.
Submit a copy of the statutes and/or rules from your jurisdiction that define the scope of work
covered under your current license.
Submit proof that you meet the military/spouse requirements as set forth in s. 455.02(3)(a)(1),
Florida Statutes.
Applicants currently serving as an active duty member of the United States Armed
o
Forces must provide a copy of his/her military orders.
Applicants that formerly served as an active duty member of the United States Armed
o
Forces must provide a DD-214 or NGB-22 as proof of honorable discharge.
Spouses of a current or former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces
o
must provide a copy of your marriage certificate to the military service member and
one of the following:
A copy of your spouse’s military orders if spouse is currently serving
A copy of your spouse’s DD-214 or NGB-22 if spouse formerly served
Surviving spouses of a former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces
o
must provide both of the following:
A copy of your marriage certificate to the military service member
A copy of your spouse’s DD-1300
Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser applicants must also:
Submit the National Registry fee in the amount of $80.00 (make check payable to the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation).
Registered Trainee Appraiser applicants must also:
Submit evidence of completion of 100 hours of approved qualifying education courses in subjects
related to real estate appraisal within 5 years of the date the application is received by the
Department. See Rule 61J1-10.002, FAC. The 100 hours includes completion of the 15-hour
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice course within 2 years of the date
the application is received by the Department.
Note: Fees are waived for all professions with the exception of the federally required $80.00
National Registry fee for Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser
applicants.
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
DBPR MVL 003 Initial Military/Veteran Application for Professional Licensure
Incorporated by Rule 61-35.029
Eff. Date July 2017
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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Application for Initial Military/Veteran Application for Professional Licensure
Form # DBPR MVL 003
General Information:
This application is for any individual that holds a valid license for the corresponding profession in another
state, District of Columbia, any possession or territory of the United States, or any foreign jurisdiction; and
is currently serving, or has formerly served, and received an honorable discharge, as an active duty
member of the Armed Forces of the United States, or a spouse or surviving spouse of such member.
Note: Fees are waived for all professions with the exception of the federally required $80.00
National Registry fee for Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser
applicants.
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit all items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
ALL license applicants must:
Complete this entire application.
Submit electronic fingerprints. See Section 1(b) of Instructions.
Submit a certificate of licensure.
Submit a copy of the statutes and/or rules from your jurisdiction that define the scope of work
covered under your current license.
Submit proof that you meet the military/spouse requirements as set forth in s. 455.02(3)(a)(1),
Florida Statutes.
Applicants currently serving as an active duty member of the United States Armed
o
Forces must provide a copy of his/her military orders.
Applicants that formerly served as an active duty member of the United States Armed
o
Forces must provide a DD-214 or NGB-22 as proof of honorable discharge.
Spouses of a current or former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces
o
must provide a copy of your marriage certificate to the military service member and
one of the following:
A copy of your spouse’s military orders if spouse is currently serving
A copy of your spouse’s DD-214 or NGB-22 if spouse formerly served
Surviving spouses of a former active duty member of the United States Armed Forces
o
must provide both of the following:
A copy of your marriage certificate to the military service member
A copy of your spouse’s DD-1300
Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser applicants must also:
Submit the National Registry fee in the amount of $80.00 (make check payable to the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation).
Registered Trainee Appraiser applicants must also:
Submit evidence of completion of 100 hours of approved qualifying education courses in subjects
related to real estate appraisal within 5 years of the date the application is received by the
Department. See Rule 61J1-10.002, FAC. The 100 hours includes completion of the 15-hour
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice course within 2 years of the date
the application is received by the Department.
Note: Fees are waived for all professions with the exception of the federally required $80.00
National Registry fee for Certified General Appraiser and Certified Residential Appraiser
applicants.
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
DBPR MVL 003 Initial Military/Veteran Application for Professional Licensure
Incorporated by Rule 61-35.029
Eff. Date July 2017
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Instructions
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
1. General Requirements for Licensure
a. This form is required if you are applying for licensure based on holding a valid license for the
profession in another state, District of Columbia, any possession or territory of the United
States, or any foreign jurisdiction and you are or were an active duty member of the Armed
Forces of the United States, or a spouse or surviving spouse of such member.
i.
You may be issued a Florida license only if the scope of work covered under your
existing professional license is covered under the scope of work for the license you are
seeking to acquire.
b. ELECTRONIC FINGERPRINTING:
i.
All applications for initial licensure or changes of status are required to have a criminal
background check performed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Federal
Bureau of Investigation. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation only
accepts electronic fingerprinting service offered by Livescan device vendors approved by
the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and listed at their site. You can view the
vendor options and contact information at
Livescan Device Vendors
List. Fingerprint
results are valid for 12 months from the date of submission.
ii.
If you are located outside of the state of Florida, or if you have any questions regarding
the electronic fingerprinting process, please view the
Electronic Fingerprinting
FAQ.
c. INSURANCE/BONDING:
i.
If applicable, applicant must comply with all insurance and/or bonding requirements as
required by the Florida laws and rules governing the license sought.
d. It is your responsibility to become aware of all of the Florida laws, rules, and regulations
governing your particular professional license. Obtaining a license by providing misleading or
fraudulent information could lead to revocation and other disciplinary actions by the
department.
e. You will be held accountable for all the Florida laws, rules, and regulations governing this
license from the day you begin to practice.
2. Application Instructions (by section)
a. Section I – License Type
i.
Visit
www.MyFloridaLicense.com
to get information regarding the rules and regulations
governing each board and the scope of work covered under each license type.
ii.
The profession names are in bold, with any applicable license types underneath.
b. Section II – Applicant Personal Information
i.
Fill out each section completely. A social security number is required in order to apply for
any individual license within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
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 any nicknames or initials. Please list any aliases or prior
names in the prior name information section.
iii.
Applicants must furnish at least one physical address – i.e., not a P.O. Box.
iv.
Applicants must provide information on current or prior licenses held in Florida or any
other state, territory or jurisdiction of the United States or in any foreign national
jurisdiction.
c. Section III(a), (b), and (c) – Background Questions and Explanation for Background
Questions
i.
Question 1:
(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (b) [make
additional copies as necessary] 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:
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(1)
If you answer “yes” to this question, you must complete Section III (b) [make
additional copies as necessary] 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) [make
additional copies as necessary] 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) [make
additional copies as necessary] 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 – Description of the scope of work covered under your current license
i.
Give a description of the work covered under your current license.
ii.
You must submit documentation from your licensure state that defines the scope of work
under your current license.
e. Section V – Qualification for Licensure
i.
Select one option that correctly indicates your eligibility for licensure. Submit the
supporting documentation requested in the option selected.
f.
Section VI – Insurance and Bonding requirements – Asbestos, Construction, Employee
Leasing Companies, Electrical, Home Inspectors, Mold Related Services and Talent
Agent applicants ONLY
i.
Applicant must certify that they have reviewed the insurance and bonding requirements
for the license sought and have complied with such requirements.
g. Section VII – Affirmation by written declaration
i.
Applicant must sign the affirmation by written declaration.
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Section I – License Type
CHECK ONLY ONE LICENSE TYPE
Accountancy
 Certified Public Accountant
[0101/1028]
Architecture and Interior Design
 Architect
 Interior Designer
[0201/1028]
[0203/1028]
Asbestos
 Asbestos Consultant
 Asbestos Contractor
[5901/1028]
[5902/1028]
Athlete Agents
 Athlete Agent
[6001/1028]
Auctioneers
 Auctioneer
 Auctioneer Apprentice
[4802/1028]
[4801/1028]
Barbers
 Barber
 Restricted Barber
[0301/1028]
[0302/1028]
Building Code Administrators and Inspectors
 Building Code Administrator
 One and Two Family Dwelling Plans Examiner
[5003/1028]
 Commercial Pool Inspector
[5020/1028]
[5018/1028]
 Plans Examiner
 Inspector
[5002/1028]
[5001/1028]
 Residential Pool Inspector
 Modular Inspector
[5024/1028]
[5021/1028]
 Roofing Inspector
 Modular Plans Examiner
[5023/1028]
[5022/1028]
Community Association Managers
 Community Association Manager
[3801/1028]
Construction
 Certified Building
 Certified Specialty: Marine
[0602/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Class A Air-Conditioning
 Certified Specialty: Residential Pool/Spa
[0601/1028]
 Certified Class B Air-Conditioning
Servicing
[0601/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Commercial Pool/Spa
 Certified Specialty: Solar Water Heating
[0607/1028]
 Certified General
[0612/1028]
[0605/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Structure
 Certified Mechanical
[0612/1028]
[0606/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Decking
 Certified Plumbing
[0604/1028]
 Certified Pollutant Storage Systems
[0612/1028]
[0613/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool
 Certified Residential
[0608/1028]
Excavation
 Certified Residential Pool/Spa
[0612/1028]
[0607/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Finishes
 Certified Roofing
[0603/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Sheet Metal
[0609/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Layout
 Certified Solar
[0611/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Building Demolition
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Piping
[0612/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Dry Wall
[0612/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Structural
 Certified Specialty: Gas Line
[0612/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Glass & Glazing
 Certified Specialty: Swimming Pool Trim
[0612/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Specialty: Industrial Facilities
 Certified Specialty: Tower
[0612/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Swimming Pool/Spa Servicing
 Certified Specialty: Irrigation
[0607/1028]
[0612/1028]
 Certified Underground Utility and Excavation
[0610/1028]
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Section I – License Type – continued
CHECK ONLY ONE LICENSE TYPE
Cosmetology
 Body Wrapper
 Hair Braider
[0504/1028]
[0506/1028]
 Cosmetologist
 Hair Wrapper
[0501/1028]
[0505/1028]
 Facial Specialist
 Nail Specialist
[0508/1028]
[0507/1028]
 Full Specialist
[0509/1028]
Electrical and Alarm System
 Certified Alarm System Contractor I
 Certified Specialty Contractor – Residential
[0802/1028]
 Certified Alarm System Contractor II
[0804/1028]
[0803/1028]
 Certified Specialty Contractor – Sign
 Certified Electrical Contractor
[0801/1028]
 Certified Specialty Contractor – Limited
[0804/1028]
 Certified Specialty Contractor – Utility Line
Energy System
[0804/1028]
[0804/1028]
 Certified Specialty Contractor – Lighting
Maintenance
[0804/1028]
Employee Leasing Companies
 Employee Leasing Company
 Employee Leasing Company Group Leader
[6302/1028]
 Employee Leasing Company Group Member
[6306/1028]
 Controlling Person
[6304/1028]
[6301/1028]
Geology
 Professional Geologist
[5301/1028]
Home Inspectors
 Home Inspector
[0401/1028]
Landscape Architecture
 Landscape Architect
 Landscape Architect – Temporary License
[1301/1028]
[1303/1028]
Mold Related Services
 Mold Assessor
 Mold Remediator
[0701/1028]
[0702/1028]
Real Estate
 Real Estate Broker
 Real Estate Sales Associate
[2501/1026]
[2501/1028]
 Real Estate Instructor
 Real Estate Broker Sales Associate
[2505/1028]
[2501/1027]
Real Estate Appraisers
 Certified General Appraiser
 Residential Appraiser Instructor
[6404/1028]
[6405/1028]
 Certified Residential Appraiser
 Registered Trainee Appraiser
[6403/1028]
[6401/1028]
 General Appraiser Instructor
[6406/1028]
Talent Agents
 Talent Agency
[4901/1028]
Veterinary Medicine
 Veterinarian
[2601/1028]
DBPR MVL 003 Initial Military/Veteran Application for Professional Licensure
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