Grandfathering allows a currently Registered Contractor to apply for and receive a State-Certified Contractor's License in their same category of licensure without sitting for the state Contractor's Examination.
To have your registered Contractor's License Grandfathered in Florida, you must meet the following requirements.
For more information, please visit (ECLB 13) Application.
The following license categories are available for Grandfathering. If you do not meet the requirements, you are required to pass the exams and all other License requirements. For more information, please refer to the information below:
I am a Hillsborough county garage door contractor that will loose that license with the new state law that I consider unfair because all the time, money and effort that I
Invested in this license, how can I solve this problem?
General - https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-general-contractor-license.html
Building - https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-building-contractor-license.html
Residential - https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-residential-contractor-license.html
There are multiple requirements that you must satisfy in order to be state licensed. You can few each trade requirement on the links I have provided above.