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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

AGENTE DE GARANTÍAS TEMPORALES RESIDENTE

TYPE AND CLASS:
T2-35 Temporary Resident Limited Surety Agent (Bail Bond Agent)


Usos Comunes de la Licencia:

While accompanied by a supervising bail bond agent or an agent from the same agency: Presenting defendants in court; apprehending, arresting, and surrendering defendants to the proper authorities; and keeping defendants under necessary surveillance.

Estatutos de la Florida Relacionados:

648.24-648.58


STEPS TO OBTAIN TEMPORARY RESIDENT LIMITED SURETY AGENT (BAIL BOND AGENT) LICENSE:

Paso 1 - Debe ser:

  • Una persona naturalizada de al menos 18 años de edad.
  • Un residente 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]
  • Employed at the time of licensure and at all times throughout the temporary license by only one licensed and appointed supervising bail bond agent.
  • A person of high character and approved integrity and has never been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a felony, a crime involving moral turpitude, or a crime punishable by imprisonment of 1 year or more under the law of any state, territory or country whether or not a judgment or conviction is entered.

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

  • Successfully completed 120-hours of an approved basic certification course in the criminal justice system, making a grade of not less than 80 percent approved by the department (Debe completarse dentro de los últimos cuatro años) Haga clic aquí para encontrar un curso
    Y
  • Successfully completed a correspondence course approved by the department. This course is offered by:

    The University of Florida (352) 392-1711 at http://pd.dce.ufl.edu/bail-bond-agent-qualify.aspx

    Y

    Florida Bail Bonds Institute (954) 251-2387

    (Must be completed within the last four (4) years)
    AND
  • You and your supervising bail bond agent must each file an affidavit under oath, on form DFS-H2-1509, verifying your required employment before issuance of the license
    AND
  • Submit at least three (3) declaraciones certificadas por un notario to the department by reputable citizens who are residents of the same counties in which you proposes to engage as a temporary licensee
    AND
  • Submit a recent credential-sized, full face photograph
    AND
  • Submit the bail bond appointment form (DFS-H2-1544) along with the $90 fee for appointing a T2-35. This does not have to be paid by the applicant
  • If licensed in another state within four (4) years, provide a Letter of Clearance.

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.
    Note: If you have taken a prelicensing course, your prelicensing education provider will automatically send the Bureau proof within 20 days of your passing date.

    Por correo postal a:
    Departamento de Servicios Financieros
    Oficina de Licencias, Sala 419
    200 East Gaines Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32399-0319

    AgentLicensing@MyFloridaCFO.com

Paso 5 - Huellas Digitales:

Paso 6 - 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.

Step 7 - License Card:

  • Once all the above steps have been satisfied, the department will send your approval by email. You will be required to contact PearsonVue and schedule a time to take your license photo. Once you have taken the photo, you will receive your photo license ID card via 2nd day mail; this is due to specific legal requirements.

Notas especiales:

  • Applicant cannot be any of the following:
    • Carceleros o personas empleadas en una cárcel.
    • Oficiales de policía o empleados de cualquier departamento de policía o agencia de policía.
    • Jueces de paz, empleados de la corte o empleados de la Secretaría del Tribunal.
    • Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs or employees of any sheriff's department.
    • Abogados
    • Persona con poder para arrestar, o persona que tenga autoridad o control sobre prisioneros federales, estatales, del condado o municipales.
  • Ningún delincuente condenado puede tener una licencia de fianza.
  • The temporary license is valid for 18 months.
  • Applicant may apply for the permanent license after completing 12 months of employment with at least 1,540 hours, pursuant to s. 648.355, F.S., and further clarified in Rule 69B-221.051, F.A.C.
  • The department shall not issue another temporary license to any individual who has held such a temporary in this state within two (2) years after expiration of such temporary license.
  • The supervising bail bond agent shall certify monthly to the department under oath, on the formulario de Informe de Empleo de Agente Temporario de Fianzas (DFS-H2-1543), the names and hours worked each week of all temporary bail bond agents as required by paragraph 648.355(1)(e), F.S. Licensees are responsible for maintaining copies of their submitted hours. Temporary Bail Bond Agent Employment Reports filed late or all at once will not be accepted. El Formulario DFS-H2-1543, "Informe de Empleo de Agente Temporario de Fianzas", debe ser recibido por el Departamento a más tardar el último día del mes posterior al mes correspondiente al informe del formulario, conforme al párrafo 648.355(1)(e), Estatutos de la Florida, y la Norma 69B-221.051(4)(c)(d) y (e), Código Administrativo de la Florida.
  • A temporary bail bond agent must be employed full-time and shall be physically accompanied by the supervising bail bond agent or bail bond agent from the same agency as required by Sections 648.25(8) and 648.355, F.S. The term "full-time" means that the temporary bail bond agent must work at least 1,540 hours during 12 months of employment as a temporary bail bond agent, which equates to a minimum of 30 hours per week.
  • The department is not responsible for adding up hours upon request in order to provide updates to a licensee. Should a licensee have lost a copy of their records, they should retrieve or determine their monthly hours based upon their employer’s records, i.e., time sheets, pay stubs, etc. Pursuant to Rule 69B-221.051(4), F.A.C., a temporary bail bond agent shall be employed and receive a salary or wages as required by law.
  • Los Agentes Administrativos Generales que trabajan en la industria de las fianzas deben tener licencia y ser designados como agentes de fianzas o, en el caso de entidades, uno de los propietarios, directores o funcionarios en cada ubicación debe tener licencia y ser designado como agente de fianzas.