The Florida Division of Workers' Compensation (Division) is
pleased to offer this online service that allows you to submit your Notice of
Election to be Exempt. With this online system, you can apply for or renew
an exemption, modify your application, and print your Certificate. The
construction industry exemption processing fee of $50 plus a service fee of $1
must be made by Visa, MasterCard (prepaid cards are acceptable), or from a
business or personal checking or savings bank account. The user must agree to the terms and
conditions when applying for or renewing an exemption.
The Division is the sole authority responsible for processing and
approving workers' compensation exemption applications.
Applications submitted after 5:30 PM will be received by the Division the next
business day. The Division has 30 days from the date the Notice
of Election to be Exempt is received to review and determine your eligibility to
Provide your email address in Section 1 of the application and the Division will
notify you when the Certificate has been approved. Certificate holders are
required to print their Certificate of Election to be Exempt. In order to print
your Certificate, follow the detailed instructions provided in the email.
Exemption information is reflected on the Proof of Coverage database the day
following the issuance of the exemption.
Note: Your computer must utilize Internet Explorer 8 or higher and you must turn
off Pop-up blockers and install Adobe Reader.
If you have any questions, contact the
Division's Customer Service Office at 850-413-1609, option 2, toll free @
1-800-342-1741, option 3, or email at