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Become a Licensed Surplus Lines 1-20 Agent

Florida’s leader in insurance education!

By definition, a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent is an individual licensed to handle the placement of insurance coverages with unauthorized issuers, and to place such coverages with authorized insurers as to which the licensee is not licensed as an agent. What this means is that if a customer needs an insurance policy that insurance issuers in that state are unwilling to write a policy for, whether it be because of risk or for any other reason, the customer would need a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent to go to out of state issuers and find the policy that meets their needs.

 

Choose from either Classroom or Livestream options.

Become a Licensed Surplus Lines 1-20 Agent

Florida’s leader in insurance education!

By definition, a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent is an individual licensed to handle the placement of insurance coverages with unauthorized issuers, and to place such coverages with authorized insurers as to which the licensee is not licensed as an agent. What this means is that if a customer needs an insurance policy that insurance issuers in that state are unwilling to write a policy for, whether it be because of risk or for any other reason, the customer would need a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent to go to out of state issuers and find the policy that meets their needs.

 

Choose from either Classroom or Livestream options.

Our Classroom Option Is Best For:

  • Students that live close to our locations.
  • Students that enjoy the guidance of a live instructor in a classroom setting.
  • Students that prefer a structured schedule.

Classroom Tuition $939
OR 4 interest-free payments of $234.75 with Klarna

Classroom Tuition Includes:


Course Materials

Tuition includes your Florida Surplus Lines Insurance Study Manual.

1-Year Access

1-year of access to your course and no retake fees.

Classroom Course Schedule:


1 Week | Monday-Thursday 9:00am- 6:00pm

August 2022
08/01 - 08/04 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm
October 2022
10/03 - 10/06 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm
November 2022
11/28 - 12/01 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Our Livestream Option Is Best For:

  • Students that may not live close to our locations.
  • Students that enjoy the guidance of a live instructor.
  • Students that learn best in a classroom setting but prefer the comfort of their home or office.
  • Students that prefer a structured schedule

Livestream Tuition $939
OR 4 interest-free payments of $234.75 with Klarna

Livestream Tuition Includes:


Course Materials

Tuition includes your Florida Surplus Lines Insurance Study Manual.

1-Year Access

1-year of access to your course and no retake fees.

Livestream Course Schedule:


1 Week | Monday-Thursday 9:00am- 6:00pm

August 2022
08/01 - 08/04 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm
October 2022
10/03 - 10/06 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm
November 2022
11/28 - 12/01 Livestream Days 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Below lists the basic requirements for becoming a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent:


  • Complete an online application
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • A United States citizen or legal working alien and a Florida resident
  • Be in good moral standing in terms of criminal background
  • Possess a Florida resident General Lines 2-20 license
  • Successfully complete a 60 hour approved course (Gold Coast’s Surplus 1-20 course is approved)
  • Pass the state exam (Our Instructors, materials, course have proven to help students pass this exam the first time.)

If you are interested in reading more about the state requirements for becoming a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent, you can visit the state’s website at www.myfloridacfo.com/division/agents.   If you need to fulfill your General Lines 2-20 requirement to become a Surplus Lines 1-20 agent, click: (PROPERTY AND CASUALTY GENERAL LINES 2-20 AGENT) for more information.

You can also call our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

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Jacksonville

GCR-Office-optimized
12276 San Jose Blvd, Ste 208
Jacksonville, FL 32223

1-800-732-9140

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South Dade (Doral)

11250 N.W. 20TH STREET
Miami, FL 33172

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


North Miami

3577 N.E. 163RD STREET
North Miami, FL 33160

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


Tamarac (Broward)

5600 HIATUS ROAD
Tamarac, FL 33321

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


Boca Raton

2600 N. MILITARY TRAIL Suite 150
Boca Raton, FL 33431

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


West Palm Beach (Lantana)

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


East Orlando

3505 Lake Lynda Dr Building 300
Orlando, FL 32817

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


North Orlando

Climer-Campus
5104 N. Orange Blossom Trail Suite 114
Orlando, FL 32810

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Classes, Fingerprinting, Grading, Textbook Pickup


Celebration

1170 Celebration Blvd Suite 200
Celebration, FL 34747

1-800-732-9140

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Location Offers:
Location is only open when there is a class scheduled. Location cannot provide student services like textbook pickup, grading or fingerprinting.


Gold Coast is proud to offer the 60-Hour Qualification Course for Surplus Lines 1-20 Agents in a week-long class enabling students to complete the pre-licensing requirement quickly.  Gold Coast is offering this course to teach the information needed to pass the state exam and be a successful Surplus Lines 1-20 agent.  By getting this license, agents widen their marketing and income horizons in the non-admitted field of insurance.

These markets include:

  • Aviation
  • Marine
  • Cargo
  • Pollution
  • Medical malpractice
  • New drug testing
  • Roofing contractors
  • Energy related risks
  • Asbestos abatement
  • Many more!
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