How to become a licensed bail agent (Limited Surety Agent) in Florida...
There are five basic steps to becoming a licensed surety agent in Florida; (1) take an approved 120-hour course, (2) take an approved correspondence course, (3) submit an application for temporary agent license and undergo a background check, (4) complete a one-year internship under a licensed bail agent and, (5) pass a final exam given by the state Department of Financial Services.
Before you begin the process to become a licensed bail agent, you must first determine if you are qualified. To review the Qualifications and Licensing information for this license, call the Florida Department of Financial Services at 850/413-3137 ext. 1101.Once you have determined that you meet the qualifications for licensure, then you must take the following steps for licensure:
Step 1. Successfully complete a state-approved 120-hour basic certification course.
Step 2. Successfully complete
the state-approved correspondence course for bail bond agents. Cost: $300.00. Call the
Schools in Florida
* The FSAA offers a bail bond certification course every 3-4 months in
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