Qualifying an Additional Business with your FL Construction License

Did you know that you can use your existing Florida construction license to qualify another construction company? That’s right. You can use and existing license, regardless of inactive or active status, to qualify another business. Learn more about the process and costs below.

How do you qualify another business with your existing license?

The process of qualifying another business is somewhat complicated if you’ve never done it before. Did you know the Construction Industry Licensing Board has over 30 different applications to choose from? It can be confusing when determining which application best fits your needs and your current situation.

How much does it cost to qualify another business with my license?

The state fee depends on when the application is submitted to the state and your construction license type. The important date ranges for submission are 5/1-8/31 of any odd or even year. However, the minimum and maximum range is between $250-309 for the state application fee.

Do I need to apply with a Financially Responsible Officer?

Another item to consider is whether or not you’ll be applying with a Financially Responsible Officer. This is determined depending on the qualifying agent’s authority within the new business. In many cases, you will need to apply as or with an FRO.

Can you help me qualify another business with my Florida construction license?

Yes! We’ve helped many of our customers qualify additional businesses with their license. In some cases, we’ve also helped contractors holding multiple licenses qualify multiple entities. We take you from start to final application submission and, if applicable, assist in helping you satisfy additional requests from the state once your application has been reviewed. The cost for our License Application Processing Services is $399 and is exclusive of fees charged by the state and those of third parties (credit reports, fingerprinting, insurance, bonds, etc.). You can learn more about it here.

How do I start the application process with The License Company?

It’s easy! All you need to do is click on the “Apply Now” button below, answer a few questions, and submit payment for the $399 application processing services fee. As mentioned above, this fee is exclusive of the state fee and others like credit reports and fingerprinting.

Do you have to appear in front of the Board?

We receive this question constantly and the answer varies depending on the applicant. In most cases, applicants do not require a board review. In others, such as those applicants who have prior violations, board reviews are often common. We find the best approach is to be open and honest about the information contained in your application. This way you can easily answer any questions the board may regarding your experience, criminal record, and others.