Kevin R. Milner, MBA, CIC, ITP
Insurance Program Director

Home, auto, and business are some of Florida’s most frequently written types of insurance policies. Candidates who achieve the Florida 2-20 Agent General Lines license largely solicit insurance for individual auto, as well as products for general liability, worker’s compensation, personal and business auto, and commercial property.

Before a candidate may sit for the Florida 2-20 Agent state examination, they must meet the following requirement:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Meet citizen requirements
    • All applicants must be a US citizen or legal alien who possesses work authorization form the US Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    • Must provide a valid social security number
  • Be in good moral standing
  • Submit to a criminal background check via fingerprint scan
  • Complete an application (utilizing the MyProfile portal on the DFS website)
  • Successfully complete an approved course of pre-licensing
  • Pass the Florida State Exam.

Florida’s General Lines license consists of 200 intense, knowledge filled hours providing you with facts, scenarios, and unit examinations covering topics such as:

  • general insurance concepts, provisions and practices
  • ethics, Florida statutes, rules, and regulations
  • individual and commercial property
  • personal and general liability
  • personal and business automobile
  • worker’s compensation
  • surety bonds and crime
  • marine, aviation, and equipment breakdown
  • health insurance

This course is offered in 3 different formats; evening, weekend, and a 5 week daily format. Each of these curriculum designs includes our 3-Day Property & Casualty Exam CRAM.

For more details on becoming a 2-20 Property and Casualty (General Lines) Insurance agent, please contact a Gold Coast Schools Career Counselors at (800) 732-9140.