Endorsement is a method of licensure for applicants who, in lieu of taking the State of Florida's licensing examination, comply with one of the options below:
Have taken an examination of substantially equivalency to the corresponding Florida licensing examination, meet the experience requirements for Florida certification, and meet all other requirements for licensure; OR
Holds a valid license to practice contracting issued by another state or United State territory, if the criteria for issuance of such license were substantially equivalent to Florida's current certification criteria.
In the state of Florida to become a contractor by Endorsement you must meet ONE of the following qualifications:
Please note that there are currently no reciprocal agreements in place to recognize valid licenses in other states or territories.