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The state of Florida operates and regulates many industries, from acupuncture and funeral burial to pawnshops and wildlife. If you are searching for information on how to open a business, file a complaint, or check the rules and regulations of regulated industries in Florida, this guide will take you to the right place. Click on occupation or category for licensing or regulation requirements. See bottom of page for additional information, including how to file a complaint concerning a regulated company or professional.*


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AAA- Florida Regulated Industries Guide -AAA

Accountants - Accounting

Acupuncture - Acupuncturists

Adult Day Care Centers

Adult Family Care Home

Aerial Spraying

Aerobics

Agriculture | Licensing

Agriculture Exporting

Agriculture Products

Agriculture Products Dealers

Air Conditioning Contractors

Air Permitting, Compliance & Enforcement

Air Quality (Indoor)

Alarm Contractors

Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco

Alligators

Ambulance Service

Amusement Rides

Animals - Animal Industry

Animals - Livestock & Domestic Animals

Antifreeze

Apiary (Beekeeping)

Apartments Regulation

Apartments (Renter Info)

Appraisers, Real Estate
>>Appraisal Board

Aquaculture Certification

Aquaculture (Wastewater Permitting)

Aquaculture Leasing

Aquatic Plants

Aquatic Plants (Possession & Importation)

Aquatic Plants Removal
Click to locate/contact regional DEP office

Archaeological Exploration

Archaeological Exploration (Dredging)

Architecture & Interior Design

Asbestos Consultants

Assisted Living Facilities

Assistive Technology

Athlete Agents

Athletic Trainers

Attorneys | Bar Exam
  Attorney Search

Auctioneers

Audiology

Auto Repair Shops

Auto Sales / Dealers

Auto Upholstery


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Bail Bonds

Bakers

Banks & Financial Institutions

Barbers/Barber Shops

Bathing Places & Pools

Batteries

Beaches Permitting

Beach Renourishment & Coastal Restoration

Biological Control Labs

Beekeeping /Apiary

Biomedical Waste

Biological Waste

Boat Titles & Registration
 Boating Laws

Boats/Yacht & Ship Brokers

Body Piercing
 More Info

Boxing

Brake Fluid

Brownfields

Building Codes

Building Contractors

Building Inspectors

Burial & Funeral Services

Burial Rights, Broker of

Business Opportunities, Sale of

Business Opportunities Franchise

Businesses (Corporations & Others)


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Cemetery

Cemeteries, Exempt

Cemetery & Funeral Services

 

Charitable Organizations
  Gift Giving

Check Casher

Child Care Facilities

Child Care - Religious Exempt

Child Care - When Child Has Mild Illness

Chiropractic Medicine

Cigarettes & Tobacco

Cinerators/ Funeral Homes

Citrus Sellers

Clams

Clinical Laboratory Personnel

Collection Agencies

Community Association Managers

Community Residential Home

Compressed Air

Concealed Weapons/ Firearms

Concrete Plant Permitting

Condominiums | Statutes

 

Construction Industry Licensing

Construction - Coastal Construction Permitting

Consumer Finance Companies

Contractors, Air Conditioning

Contractors, Asbestos

Contractors, Drywall

Contractors, Electrical

Contractors, Gas Line Specialty

Contractors - General Contractors (Construction)

Contractors, Mechanical

Contractors, Plumbing

Contractors, Pollution Storage

Contractors, Pool

Contractors, Residential

Contractors, Roofing

Contractors, Sheetmetal

Contractors, Solar

Contractors, Traditional Thatched Structures

Contractors, Utility (Underground)

Convenience Stores

Corporations

Cosmetics

Cosmetology

Crematory Permit

Crisis Stabilization Unit

Crocodilian/Crocodiles

Crop Dusters

Currency Exchanger/ Foreign Currency


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Dairy Industry, Inspection

Dams Permitting

Dance Studios

Day Care (Adult)

Day Care (Children)

Dental Hygienists

Dental Labs

Dentistry/Dentists

Desserts

Dietitians/Nutritionists

Doctors, Medical

Donor Annuities

Dredging

Drinking Water

Drivers (Licenses)
Commercial Drivers



Drug Manufacturers,
Wholesalers, Retailers

Dry Cleaners (Perchloroethylene)

Drywall Contractors


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Education/Educators

Electric & Gas Regulation

Electrical Contractors, Electricians

Electrologists/Electrolysis

Elevators

Embalmers

Emergency Medical Professionals

Emergency Medical Services

Employee Leasing

EMT / Paramedic

Engineers, Professional

Environmental Health Licenses & Certification

Environmental Permitting

Environmental - Storage Tank Regulation

Ether

Excavation Contractors

Exporting

Extended Warranty Associations

Eye Glasses (Opticians)


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Facial Specialists

Fair Rides Inspection

Family Day Care Home

Farmers Markets

Feed Distribution, Commercial

Fertilizer

Financial Services
Finance Companies

Firearms/ Concealed Weapons
More Info
Firearms (Federal)

Firefighters Certification
Florida State Fire College

Fire Prevention Equipment
Search Dealers

Fish Farms

Fish, Tropical

Fishing License
Saltwater
| Freshwater

Fishing - Commercial Fishing (3 to 200 offshore)

Flowers


Food Establishments Inspections (See Also: "Restaurants")

 

Food Manufacturers

Food Processors

Food Service
>Health Dept. - Food in facilities
(daycare, school lunchrooms, etc.)

Food Stores


Food & Meat
Food Inspectors

Foreign Currency Exchanger

Foster Care (Family Foster Home)

Franchising

Fruits & Vegetables

Fuel Sales

Fund Raising

Fundraising Consultant

Funds (Money) Transmitters

Funeral/ Broker of Burial Rights

Funeral & Cemetery Services

Funeral Directors & Embalmers


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Game Promotions

Gas Appliances

Gas, Bottled

Gas Line Contractors

Gas Stations

Gas/ LP Gas

 

Gasoline/ Petroleum Inspections

General Contractors

Geologists

Grocery Stores

Group Care Facilities

Guns (Concealed Weapons/ Firearms) / Stolen Guns
Guns (Federal)


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Hair Braiders/Wrappers

 

Hazardous Waste Facility Siting
Hazmat Truck Drivers

Health Care Professions
 Health Care Services Pools

Health Clubs

Health Facility Regulation
 Health Related Businesses

Health Studios

Hearing Aids/Hearing Aid Specialists

Home Health Agencies/ Health Care

Homemaker/Companion Agencies

Home Medical Equipment Providers

Home Inspection
(Building Inspectors)

 

Horse Raising

Horses

Hospice /Hospices

Hospice Residential Unit

Hospitals & Outpatient Services

Hotels & Restaurants

Hunting Licenses

HVAC contractors


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Ice

Ice Cream

 

Insects

Installment Sales

Insurance Industry | More Info
>Insurance Pre-Licensing & Education
>>Insurance Agent Licensing
Insurance Continuing Education
Managed Care Insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Specialty Insurers
Insurance Administrators
Insurance premium finance companies
Title Insurance

Interior Design




Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD)

Investment Adviser



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Laboratories, Clinical

Landfill Permits

Land Sales

Landscape Architects

Landscape Maintenance/Landscaping

Land Use (Permitting)

Land Use (Planning)

Lasers

Liquor Sales People

Livestock Dealers

Livestock Permits

Livestock & Domestic Animals

Loans - Installment Sales

Loans - Mortgage Brokering & Lending

LP Gas Licensing


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Mangrove Trimming
Click to locate & contact regional offices

Marriage & Family Therapists

Massage Therapists & Establishments

Meat

Meat & Food Inspections

Medical Doctors

Medical Facilities
Medical Devices

Medical - Health Facility Regulation

Medical Physicists

Medical Professionals Licensing

Medicine, Florida Board of

Mental Health Counselors

Mercury Recovery

Midwife/Midwifery

 

Milk

Mining - Phosphate

Mobile Homes & Regulation

Mobile Home Sales (Dealerships)
Mobile Home Parks

Money Transmitters

Monument Establishment/ Cemetery Svc.

Mortgage Brokering & Lending

Motor Vehicle Repairs

Motor Vehicle Sales (Dealerships)

Motor Vehicle Service Agreements

Movers/Moving Companies (Intrastate)
Movers (Interstate)


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Nail Specialists

Native Plants, Protection of

 

Non-profit organizations

Notary Public

Notary Education

Nurseries/ Plant Industries

Nurses/Nursing

Nursing - More Info

Nursing Home Administrators

Nursing Homes

Nutritionists/Dietitians


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Occupational Therapists/Therapy Practice

Oil Drilling Leases (Off-Shore)

Oil & Gas Exploration

Oil & Gas Sales

Opticians/Opticianry (Optical)

Optometrists/Optometry

Organic Certifying/Organic Certifying Agent

Organic Farming

Organic Foods

Orthotists & Prosthetists

Osteopath/Osteopathic Medicine

Oysters


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Paper & Pulp Mills

Paramedic/EMT

Parent Charitable Organization

Pari-Mutuel Wagering

Park Construction

Pawnshops

Payment Instrument Issuer



Pest Control

Pesticide Applicator License

Pesticide Registration

Petroleum Inspection

Pets

Pharmacies/Pharmacists

Phosphate Management (Mining)

Physical Therapists

Physicians

Physician Assistants

Physicists, Medical

Pilots (Maritime)

Pipeline Siting/ Natural Gas

Plant Industries/ Nurseries Plants

Plants Removal, Aquatic
Click to locate & contact regional offices

Plumbers, Plumbing Contractors

Podiatrists/Podiatry

Pool Contractors

Pools & Bathing Places

 

Power Line/ Electric Transmission Line Siting

Power Plant Siting

Precision Tank Tester

Pre-Need Contracts/ Burial & Funeral

Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (PPEC)

Private Investigation

Private Schools

Professional Fundraising Consultant

Property Management (Community Assn. Management)

Prosthetists & Orthotists

Psychiatrists

Psychologists/Psychology

Public Health Certificate

Public Schools | Education


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Radiation Control
Radiation Control (X-ray)
Radioactive Materials

Radiologic Technology/Technologist

Radon

Ranching

Real Estate

Real Estate Appraisers

Real Estate Licenses

Real Estate Sales

Reclaimed Water

Recovery Industry/ Agent

Recreational Vehicle Dealers

Recreational Vehicle (RV) Parks

Reef Permits

Repossession Services

 

Respiratory Therapists

Restaurants

Retail Installment Sales

Roofing Contractors
See: Contractors, Roofing


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School Psychology

Schools (Facilities) | Education

Securities - Broker/Dealer

Securities - Firms & Agents

Securities - Offerings

Security Industry

 

Seed Dealers

Sellers of Travel Registration

Septic Systems
Septic Inspectors

Service Warranty Associations

 

Sheetmetal Contractors

Shellfish Processing

Social Workers | Resources

Solar Contractors

 

Smoking (in Public Places)

 
 

Storage Tank Regulation

Stormwater Inspector

Stormwater Permitting

Surveyors & Mappers

Swimming Pools Permitting

Swimming Pools, Public


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Talent Agencies

Tanning Facilities
Tattooing Facilities

Teachers Certification

Telecommunications Regulation

Telemarketing Registration

Telephone Solicitation

 

Timeshares - Timeshare Regulation

Title Loan Companies | Title Insurance

Tobacco

Tours

Transitional Living Facility

Transportation

Travel

Travel Registration Sellers

Treasure Salvage Regulation

Treasure Salvage - Dredging

Trees

Tropical Fish


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Unions

 

Used Car Sales

Utilities Regulation


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Vegetables & Fruits

Veterinarians

Veterinarian / Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Technician Certification

Viatical Settlement Providers


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Waste, Biological

Waste Management (General)

Waste Water

Wastewater Treatment Permits

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Water Management Districts
Water Management

Water, Bottled

Water - Drinking Water

Water - Drinking Water Wells
Water Management Districts

  Wellhead Protection

Water Systems Construction

Water Vending

Weights & Measures

Wildlife, Division of (State)

Wildlife - Trade/Possession Permits (Federal)

Wildlife Trapper, Possession & Other Wildlife Licenses


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X-ray Equipment
(Ionizing Radiation Machines)


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Yacht & Ship Brokers





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Filing Complaints
How to file a complaint against a regulated company or professional

Public Records
What's available and how to find it



*The information on this page has been compiled for reference purposes and is not intended to be a complete listing of all industries, activities or occupations regulated in Florida.

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