State of Florida Licenses

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State of Florida Licenses
Any person licensed by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is required to submit a copy of their current, active State license prior to obtaining a Business Tax Receipt. For more information call the Florida Department of Revenue at (904) 488-6800.

CLASSIFICATION / CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONALS

Classification

Requirement

Telephone Number

Apartment

State License

Division of Hotels and Restaurants

800-375-6975

Auction House

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-487-1395

Automobile

Vehicle Dealers

State License

Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

321-383-2748

Automobile

General Repairs

State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352

Automobile

Mobile Home Dealer

State License

Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

321-383-2748

Automobile

Motorcycle Dealer

State License

Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

321-383-2748

Automobile

Recreational Vehicle Dealer

State License

Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

321-383-2748

Automobile

Motor Vehicle Rental

Shuttles and Limousine

City Clerk  -  Cityclerk@melbourneflorida.org

Certificate of Public Convenience

321-608-7220

 

Bakery Retail

State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352

Bakery Wholesale

State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352

Bank & Trust Companies State License

Florida Department of Financial Services
Office of Financial Regulation

(Separate license is required for each branch)

850-487-9687
407-245-0608
Bar/Lounge Health Permit (If No Food Service)
Brevard County Environmental Health Services

Alcohol License
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
(Division of Alcohol and Tobacco)

321-633-2053

850-487-1395
407-245-0785

Barber Shop/Beauty Salon State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

(Salon License required for each location and State License required for each cosmetologist)

850-487-1395
Bonding Agency / Bailbondsman Department of Financial Services 850-413-3137
Construction Service Complete Construction Service Affidavit  
Dance Halls, Studios (Ballroom Dancing) State Registration

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352
Daycare Centers, Preschool / In Home Child Care Permit

Florida Department of Children & Families

772-467-4184
Dog/Pet Grooming Operating Permit

Brevard County Environmental Health Services

321-633-2053
Direct Selling Establishment

Mobile Food Vendors

Ice Cream Vendors

Soliciting Contributions

 

State License Division of Hotels and Restaurants

Food Permit – Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Registration Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

850-487-1395

800-435-7352

800-435-7352

Detective/Security Agency State License

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

850-245-5691
Exterminator, Pest, Termites State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352
Fish, Seafood Market State License

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission



800-435-7352
850-488-4676
Fireworks Sales Registration

Division of State Fire Marshall

Florida Department of Financial Services

904-539-8446

850-413-2558

Grocery/Convenience Store State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
(Division of Alcohol and Tobacco)

800-435-7352

850-487-1395
407-245-0785

Gun Dealers State License

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

866-662-2750
Hospitals State License

Division for Health Care Administration

850-412-4549
Hotels and Motels State License

Division of Hotels and Restaurants

800-487-1395
Insurance Company State License

Office of Insurance Regulation

850-413-3140
Loan Brokers State License

Office of Financial Regulation

850-487-9687
Loan Company State License

Office of Financial Regulation

850-487-9687
Manicurist State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-487-1395
Motorcycle Repair State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352
Nursing & Personal Care Facilities State License

Division for Health Care Administration

850-412-4303

Restaurant

State License and Alcohol License

Division of Hotels and Restaurants

800-487-1395

407-245-0785

Seafood Market

State License

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

 

800-435-7352
850-487-5372

Stock and Bond Dealer

State License

Office of Financial Regulation

850-487-9687

Taxi Cab

City Clerks Office

Certificate of Public Convenience

321-608-7220

Telephone Solicitation

State License

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352

Trailer/Mobile Home Site

Operating Permit

Brevard County Environmental Health Services

321-633-2053
Travel Agency

Registration

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

800-435-7352
Personal Services
Tanning Salon Health Permit

Brevard County Environmental Health Services

321-633-2053
Tattoo Bio-Medical Waste Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services

State License:
Florida Department of Health

321-633-2053


850-245-4227

Body Piercing Bio-Medical Waste Permit
Brevard County Environmental Health Services

State License:
Florida Department of Health

321-633-2053

850-245-4227

Escort Service Complete Adult Entertainment Application  
Physical Fitness Facilities Registration and Proof of Financial Security ($50,000 Bond with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 800-435-7352
Professional Services - Each professional must have an Business Tax Receipt.  Additionally, if the business employs other non-professional staff, the business is required to have a professional office Business Tax Receipt.

Accountant

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-488-1234

352-333-2500

Air Conditioning

Contractor

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-488-1234

850-487-1395

Architect

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-488-1234

Attorney

Florida Bar Identification Card required. 850-561-5832

Auctioneer

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-488-1234

Chiropractor

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Dentist

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Doctor of Medicine

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Electrical Contractor

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-487-9597

Engineer

Florida Board of Professional Engineers 850-521-0500

Funeral Directing/

Embalming

State License

Florida Department of Financial Services

850-413-3039

General Building Contractor

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-488-0595
Health Practitioner

Acupuncturist

State License

Department of Health

Bio-medical waste permit required.

Brevard County Environmental Health Services

 

850-488-0595

 

321-633-2053

Nutritionist State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595
Occupational Therapist State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595
Physical Therapist State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595
Speech Pathologist State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Massage Therapist

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Optician

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Optometrist

State License

Department of Health

850-488-0595

Plumbing

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-487-1395

Real Estate Appraiser

Department of Business and Professional Regulation 850-487-1395

Real Estate Broker

Department of Business and Professional Regulation 850-487-1395

Residential Contractor

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-487-1395

Roofing Contractor

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-487-1395

Special Trade Contractor

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Proof of liability insurance required.

850-487-1395
Veterinarian

State License

Department of Business and Professional Regulation

850-487-1395