How to get a Florida 2-20 Property & Casualty Insurance License

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 1-800-732-9140.