61E1-3.001. Fees; License Renewal; Active, Inactive and Delinquent Licenses; Change of Status


Effective on Sunday, September 15, 2019
  • 1(1) The following fee schedule is adopted by the department:

    11(a) Application fee

    14$300.00

    15(b) Initial License fee

    19$250.00

    20(c) Delinquency fee

    23$25.00

    24(d) Reactivation fee

    27$100.00

    28(e) Biennial License Renewal fee for Asbestos Consultants, and Asbestos Contractors

    39$150.00

    40(f) Biennial License Renewal fee for Asbestos Business Organizations

    49$250.00

    50(g) Biennial Inactive License Renewal fee for Asbestos Consultants, Asbestos Contractors

    61$100.00

    62(h) Examination fee

    65$340.00

    66(i) Reexamination fee

    69$340.00

    70(j) Change of Status fee

    75$100.00

    76(k) Unlicensed Activity fee

    80$5.00

    81(l) To add or change a Financially Responsible Officer

    90$100.00

    91(m) To add or change a Qualifying Agent

    99$100.00

    100(n) Transfer fee

    103$200.00

    104(o) Provider renewal fee

    108$100.00

    109(p) Training course initial or refresher renewal fee

    117$100.00

    118(q) Reinstatement due to illness or economic hardship

    126$250.00

    127(2) The fees shall be made payable to: the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Any fee due to the testing vendor for computer based testing shall be made payable directly to the vendor.

    161(3) An asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent shall renew his or her license on or before November 30 of each biennial year. If an asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent makes a written request to change a qualifier or financially responsible officer during the biennial period, the department shall charge the respective changing fee and a transfer fee.

    226(4) Any license which is not renewed prior to the end of each biennium renewal period shall automatically revert to a delinquent status.

    249(a) A licensee may change a delinquent status license by remitting a delinquent fee and the applicable biennial license renewal fee(s) to the department and complying with the continuing education requirements of Section 282455.271(10), F.S.

    284(b) If a licensee makes a written request during the renewal period to activate a delinquent status license to active or inactive, the department shall impose a delinquent fee, a reactivation fee, a renewal fee that will be applied to the delinquent biennium period, and a biennial license renewal fee.

    334(c) If a licensee makes a written request to the department to activate a delinquent status license to active or inactive status at a time other than the renewal period, the department shall impose a delinquent fee, a reactivation fee, a change of status fee, a renewal fee that will be applied to the delinquent biennium period, and a biennial license renewal fee.

    397(d) The failure of a delinquent status licensee to change the status of the license to active or inactive before the expiration of the current licensure period shall render the license null without any further action by the department. Thereafter, any subsequent licensure shall be as a result of applying for and meeting all requirements imposed on an applicant for new licensure.

    459(e) A business organization shall not be required to take an examination or reexamination.

    473(f) The department shall conduct an investigation to determine whether an applicant, whose license has become null, has met the minimum qualifications for new licensure.

    498(g) Spouses of members of the Armed Forces of the United States shall be exempted from licensure renewal provisions, but only in cases of absence from the state because of their spouses’ duties with the Armed forces.

    535(5) A licensee may make a written request during the renewal period to place his or her license in an inactive status and remit the biennial inactive license renewal fee. The department shall then change the status of the license to inactive status.

    578(a) In the event a licensee wishes to request to change the status of his or license from active to inactive status at any time other than during the renewal period, the licensee shall complete and submit Form DBPR ALU 3, License Maintenance/Status Change Form, effective April 2019, incorporated herein by reference, 630http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10718, 632and remit a change of status fee. The form can be obtained at www.myfloridalicense.com or by contacting the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399.

    663(b) An inactive license may be maintained during each subsequent biennium period by the department in an inactive status upon the payment of a biennial inactive license renewal fee. However, the department shall require a licensee who has been on an inactive status to meet the requirements of Sections 712469.004(3) 713and 714469.005(6), F.S.

    716(c) If a licensee makes a written request to the department during the renewal period to activate his or her license from an inactive status to an active status, the department shall impose a reactivation fee in addition to the biennial license renewal fee.

    760(d) If a licensee makes a written request to the department at a time other than during the renewal period to activate his or her license from an inactive status to an active status, the 795licensee shall complete and submit to the department Form DBPR ALU 4, Change of Status Form, effective April 2019, incorporated herein by reference, 818http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10719, 820which can be obtained at www.myfloridalicense.com or by contacting the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, and remit 845a reactivation fee, a change of status fee, and a biennial license renewal fee.

    859(e) In the event a licensee wishes to change the registered name and/or current or physical address other than that designated in the license, such licensee shall complete and submit to the Department Form DBPR ALU 3, License Maintenance/Status Change Form, together with the appropriate transfer fee as specified herein.  For an address change or for an individual name change, no fee shall be imposed. For a business name change, a transfer fee shall be imposed.

    935(f) The department shall conduct an investigation to determine whether a licensee has met the minimum qualifications for active licensure.

    955(6) An asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent shall not work with an inactive, delinquent, or null license.

    976(7) To reinstate a license from null and void status due to illness or economic hardship, the department shall require the applicant to pay an application fee, a reinstatement fee, and an unlicensed activity fee and to complete one cycle of biennial continuing education requirements for renewal as follows:

    1025(a) For an asbestos consultant, the applicant shall complete 4 days of refresher courses related to any of the courses outlined in section 1048469.005(2), F.S., 1050which have been approved by the department.

    1057(b) For an asbestos contractor, the applicant must complete 2 days of an asbestos abatement project management and supervisor refresher course which has been approved by the department.

    1085Rulemaking Authority 1087455.2035, 1088455.213, 1089455.271, 1090455.273, 1091455.275, 1092469.006 1093469.008, 1094469.011, 1095469.014 FS. 1097Law Implemented 1099455.213, 1100455.2179, 1101455.2281, 1102455.271, 1103455.273, 1104455.275, 1105469.004, 1106469.005, 1107469.006, 1108469.007, 1109469.008, 1110469.014 FS. 1112History–New 9-22-94, Amended 10-17-95, 10-29-97, 4-27-00, 3-14-04, 3-23-04, 3-8-15, 11-1-16, 1-1-18, 9-15-19.