You must have at least one year of experience in the construction of structures at least four stories in height.
Applicants for the Certified General Contractor License must have experience in four or more of the experience areas listed below:
If you are a veteran and you do not fit one of the experience profiles above, you can still get a license if you meet one of the experience profiles below:
As part of your application process, you must submit an application form which contains a sections which requires you to describe in detail every aspect of your experience, including:
You can view the General Contractor Application form by visiting the Florida DBPRs Website. There are several forms to choose from:
The section on experience is titled "xxxx". Please note that any information you submit to the CILB is subject to their scrutiny and review; this does not mean that every single application is subjected to an exhaustive inspection but do keep in mind you must be able back up any claims you make on your application in the event that your particular application is subjected to a more rigorous examination
I your experience does not include any work on structures higher than three stories, you do not meet the experience requirements set forth by the State. In that case, you might want to consider a Building Contractor's License (CBC). This license only allows to build up to three stories and therefore does not require you to have experience in with taller structures.