Reciprocity Information

Contact:

Phone: (904) 827-6820
Email: conlicen@sjcfl.us

Persons already licensed as a contractor in many other Florida jurisdictions may find simple reciprocity in St. Johns County.

Such applicants shall provide an original letter from the licensing official in the jurisdiction where their examination was administered. Details of the date of examination, type, grade and class of contracting shall be included in the letter. A completed Application is also required.

No reciprocity shall be accorded to licensees who have not passed an acceptable written exam.

St. Johns County Reciprocity Applicant Information
  1. Request that a Letter of Reciprocity from the county in which you took your exam to be sent to St. Johns County.
  2. Complete Application

    Application for County Authorized Contractor License (PDF)

    Application for Journeyman Reciprocity (PDF)

  3. Return with fees (Listed Below)
  4. Set up to appear before Contractor Review Board (CRB). You will receive you St. Johns County License at the meeting.

CRB hearings are held in the SJC Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL at 5:00 pm. You can find the dates for these meetings located on this website under Review Board and Exam Dates.

Fees

All Trades Application Fee: $55.00
All Active license applicants must provide proof of Liaiblity and Workers Compensation certificates or Exemption. All insurance certificates must be made out to St. Johns County Licensing, 4040 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, FL 32084. They must reference as the insured both the individual who holds the license and the company the licenseholder qualifies

All State Registered Trades (Class I)
General, Building & Residential Contracts, Master Electrical, Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Mechanical, Swimming Pool, Roofing, Utilities & Solar Contractors must provide State Registration, Liability and Workers Compensation or Exemption Certificate.

Active Fee: $106.00 | Inactive Fee: $35.00
**All Active license applicants must provide State Registration, Liability and Workers Compensation or Exempt.

Specialty Structural Trades (Class II)
Specialty Structural Trades must provide Liability and Workers Compensation or Exemption Certificate.

Active Fee: $106.00 | Inactive Fee: $35.00
**All Active license applicants must provide Liability and Workers Compensation or Exemption.

Journeyman – Licensing Fee: $50.00

Contact, Location & Hours

Need more information? Contact us at the Permit Center, by phone, or email.

The Permit Center
4040 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
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Open 7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

P: (904) 827-6820
F: (904) 827-6847
E: conlicen@sjcfl.us

 


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