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Insurance Pre-Licensing Bail Bond Agent Qualification Course

Bail Bond Agent Pre-Licensure Course Description

The Bail Bond Agent Pre-Licensure open enrollment, online course, provides the tools and knowledge to start your career track as a temporary licensure bail bond agent. You will be instructed by our most qualified educator, Bob Dicker who has 24 years of experience as an FBI Special Agent and has been a Licensed Bail Bonds Agent for 20 years. More details about the instructors can be found below. After the course is completed, you will be able to: define and discuss key terms, be familiar with Florida Statutes Chapters 648 and 903 as well as the Administrative Rules of the Chief Financial Officer, discuss contracts, explain how the bail bond business operates legally and effectively, write and underwrite bonds, and explain how bondsmen are regulated in Florida.

This course is offered as a fully online self-paced program. There are 5 graded written assignments and one proctored final examination. A score of 70 or above on the final exam is required to successfully pass the course. This course has an open enrollment period so you may enroll at any time and are allowed up to one year to complete the course.

The Insurance Pre-Licensing Bail Bond Agent Qualification course is one of several requirements set by the Florida Department of Financial Services for those interested in the Limited Surety Agents license (2-34) and the Professional Bail Bondsman license (2-37)

Before enrolling you should review the 5 Steps to receiving your Temporary License. To obtain the Florida Department of Financial Services step-by-step process to becoming a bail bond agent in Florida, click here. In addition to this program you will be required to take one of the 120 hour face-to-face courses offered throughout Florida.

Register today and let us help you find success as a bail bond agent!

*Note: This is a pre-licensure course and does not provide continuing education units (CEUs). 


Instructor: Bob Dicker 

Mr. Dicker has 24 years of experience as an FBI Special Agent. He has undertaken extensive work in training law enforcement officers and other security personnel in security management, loss prevention, crime resistance, limited surety and defensive tactics. Mr. Dicker has been a Licensed Bail Bonds Agent since 1995. He has also been providing Limited Surety Agent instruction for over 20 years. 


Course Polocies

Withdrawal Policy

Unless specified otherwise, request for refund must be received in writing 15 days prior to the beginning of the course or event. If the course is asynchronous, then request for refund must be received in writing within 5 days of beginning the course unless otherwise specified. Please see course or event description for specific details. Refund requests can be sent by mail, e-mail or fax to the University of Florida, Professional Development. A processing fee may be deducted from refund requests. We reserve the right to modify or cancel a course or event when circumstances warrant, including insufficient registrations. In the event of cancellation or postponement, each registrant will be notified by telephone and/or by written notification and will be issued a full refund. The University of Florida is not responsible for any other related expenses.

Course Extension Policy

If a student does not complete the program within the allowed one-year period, the program will expire. Based on individual circumstances participants can request an extension. If approved, they will be charged an administrative fee of $100 and receive an additional 6 months to complete the course.


5 Steps to receiving your Temporary License: