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


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