Florida Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Florida Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Florida is handled by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Florida

Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check your local government’s rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Painter

General requirements for a painter license?

Painters in Florida have to apply for a general contractor license issued by the Construction Licensing Board. In order to obtain that license you may be required to:

• Show proof of at least 4 years of experience
• Pass a state certification exam
• Show proof of Workers’ Compensation (if you have employees)

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

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