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.