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Director de División

Greg Thomas


Servicios de Agentes y Agencias de Seguros
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Oficina de Licencias
(850) 413-3137
Oficina de Investigaciones
(850) 413-3136

RESIDENT HEALTH LICENSE

TYPE AND CLASS:
2-40 Resident Health Agent License


Common Use(s) of License:

A "HEALTH AGENT” is defined as any person appointed as an agent by an insurer to solicit applications for or to negotiate and effectuate contract of health insurance, as such insurance and includes an individual representing a health maintenance organization.  "HEALTH INSURANCE" is defined as health insurance against loss through sickness or accidental bodily injury.


STEPS TO OBTAIN 2-40 RESIDENT HEALTH LICENSE:

Paso 1 - Debe ser:

  • Una persona naturalizada de al menos 18 años de edad.
  • Ser un residente bona fide del estado de la Florida.
  • Un ciudadano de Estados Unidos o extranjero legal que posea una autorización para trabajar otorgada por el Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización de Estados Unidos.Haga clic aquí para obtener más información]
  • Not be an employee of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or state service office, as referred to in Sections 626.788 y 626.833, Estatutos de la Florida.
  • Not hold a resident license in another state.

Paso 2 - Debe cumplir con los siguientes requisitos esenciales antes de realizar la solicitud:

  • Successfully taught or completed a department approved 40 hour health course within four (4) years of application date. [Haga clic aquí para encontrar un curso] [Requiere Examen Estatal]
    NOTE: F.A.C. rule 69B-227.260, Manuales de Estudio are required for all attendees of a pre-licensing course.
    OR
  • Within the last 4 years, have been awarded one of the following Department approved designations:
    • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBC) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Chartered Healthcare Consultant (ChHC) from the American College of Financial Services
    • Health Insurance Associate (HIA) from the America’s Health Insurance Plans
    • Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) from the American College of Financial Services
    • Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) from the American College of Financial Services
    [Requiere Examen Estatal]
    O
  • Earned a degree which includes at least 9 credit hours of insurance instruction within specific instruction in health insurance from an accredited college or university [an official transcript required]. [Exempt from State Examination]
    OR
  • Become a resident of Florida, held a valid resident license with the equivalent line of authority for at least one (1) continuous year prior to applying for a license in Florida, and submit the application for the Florida Heatlh license within 90 days of becoming a resident of Florida. [Transferencia de Licencia] [Exempt from State Examination]
    OR
  • If more than 90 days after becoming a resident of Florida, held a valid resident license with the equivalent line of authority in a reciprocal state within the four (4) year period prior to filing a Florida resident license application for the Florida Health & Life (including Annuities & Variable Contracts) license, are exempt from the prelicensing course requirement, but must take the Florida licensing exam. [Reciprocity List for Waiver of Prelicensing Course] [Requiere Examen Estatal]
    O

Paso 3 - Solicitud:

Paso 4 - Envío de requisito(s) esencial(es) al departamento:

  • Envíe a la Oficina un comprobante del requisito esencial, como se indica en el Paso 2.

     

    Nota: Si ha asistido a un curso para obtener la licencia, el proveedor del mismo automáticamente enviará a la Oficina un comprobante, dentro de los 21 días de la fecha de aprobación del curso. Esto no incluye designaciones.

    Email to: AgentLicensing@MyFloridaCFO.com

Paso 5 - Huellas Digitales:

Paso 6 - Examen:

Disregard this step if you are not required to take an exam or you passed the exam within one year prior to applying for the license.

  • Al momento de la aprobación, se le enviará un email solicitando que verifique sus mensajes en su cuenta de Mi Perfil.  Los mensajes están donde se pueden ver notificaciones del departamento, como una autorización para un examen. Sigas las instrucciones del mensaje para programar el examen.
    [Haga clic aquí para ir a la página de Información del Examen]

    Note: If you are required to take an examination, you will not be qualified for a license until the department has received a passing result from the testing vendor.

Paso 7 - Notificación(es) de Estado:

  • Una vez presentada la solicitud, puede verificar su cuenta Mi Perfil para ver el estado de su solicitud. Las deficiencias aparecerán debajo el tipo de licencia pendiente.
  • Una vez que se completen todos los pasos anteriores, el departamento le enviará su aprobación por email. Luego, puede ingresar a su cuenta  Mi Perfil y hacer clic en los hipervínculos "Cartera" y/o "Carta" en la sección "Imprimir Licencias" para generar una copia de su licencia para poder imprimirla.

Nota Especial:

  • Cannot be licensed for Credit Life and Disability, Motor Vehicle Physical Damage and Mechanical Breakdown or Credit Insurance simultaneously.
  • Continuing Education (CE) Requirement: 24 hours due bi-annually by end of licensee's birth month. When the CE requirement has been generated, the requirement can be viewed in licensee's Mi Perfil account. Sección 626.2815, Estatutos de la Florida. Nota: puede ver más información en nuestra  página de Educación Continua.
  • Appointment of License: This license requires an appointment to be valid. Section 626.112(4), Florida Statutes.
  • Expiration of License: This license will expire if unappointed for 48 months. Section 626.431(3), Florida Statutes.
  • El titular de la licencia debe autorizar el acceso de terceros a través de Mi Perfil para que puedan gestionar solicitudes de licencia y cambios en nombre del titular de la licencia.
  • Estatutos de la Florida Relacionados: 624.603, 626.015, 626.829, & 626.8305