5J-13.002. Licensing Requirements  

Effective on Thursday, March 30, 2017
  • 1(1) Any person who intends to operate as a pawnbroker shall, prior to offering pawnbroking services, annually submit a licensing fee of $300 to the department, for each pawnshop location.

    31(2) A person applying for a license as a pawnbroker must submit with the license application a copy of the Pawnbroker Transaction Form. Applicants for licensure shall use FDACS-10111, Pawnbroking Registration Application, Rev. 10/16, hereby incorporated by reference. Copies of this form may be obtained from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Consumer Services, 2005 Apalachee Parkway, Attention: Pawnshops, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-6500, or accessed online at: 100http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08034101.

    102(3) An honorably discharged veteran, the spouse of such a veteran, or a business entity that has a majority ownership held by such a veteran or spouse, requesting a waiver of the initial registration fee pursuant to Section 140539.001(3)(c), F.S., 142shall complete FDACS-10991, Military Veteran Fee Waiver Request, 10/16, incorporated by reference in Rule 5J-26.001, F.A.C. An applicant requesting a fee waiver shall submit a completed Military Veteran Fee Waiver Request and all required documentation at the time the applicant submits the Pawnbroking Registration Application as referenced in subsection (2).

    192Rulemaking Authority 194539.001(21), 195570.07(23) FS. 197Law Implemented 199539.001(5)(a), 200(c), (8)(a) FS. History–New 12-10-96, Amended 3-8-12, 4-5-15, 3-30-17.