To perform construction-related work regulated by the State of Florida you must have a contractor license

The contractor license has to be issued by the State of Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR) or Hillsborough County.

Fees

  • Application fee: $50 nonrefundable application initiation fee
  • $230 due upon application acceptance fee

Things to consider

We accept applications for the licenses below:

  • State Registered – all types
  • Local Specialty:
    • Aluminum Structure
    • Demolition
    • Drywall
    • Glass & Glazing
    • Irrigation
    • Marine Contractor

Checklist

The following must be submitted with your application:

  • Two (2) personal/character reference letters (Non-work related & must be dated and notarized)
  • Verification of Construction Experience forms
  • Additional items may be required as noted in the application instructions

How to

  1. Review the application instructions and gather all necessary submittal items
  2. Apply through the HillsGovHub portal

Resources

Get help

Department:
Email: licensing@hcfl.gov
Phone: (813) 272-5600

Last Modified: 6/11/2024, 3:01:53 PM

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