A Commercial Collection Agency or debt collector in Florida is required to have a license and obtain a Florida Collection Agency Surety Bond.
This bond guarantees that the Florida collection agency will handle money appropriately. Any money received will go to company requesting collections for debt.
A collection agency must apply for a license through the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (FLOFR).
Complete the application and pay the license fee.
Applicants must also be able to pass a criminal background check.
Obtain a $50,000 surety bond.
Licenses and surety bonds renew January 1 of each year
The premium that you pay for a Florida Commercial Collection Agency Surety Bond is dependent on credit.
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