626.181 Number of applications for licensure required.—After a license as agent, customer representative, or adjuster has been issued to an individual, the same individual shall not be required to take another examination for a similar license, regardless, in the case of an agent, of the number of insurers to be represented by him or her as agent, unless:
(1) Specifically ordered by the department to complete a new application for license; or
(2) During any period of 48 months since the filing of the original license application, such individual was not appointed as an agent, customer representative, or adjuster, unless the failure to be so appointed was due to military service, in which event the period within which a new application is not required may, in the discretion of the department, be extended to 12 months following the date of discharge from military service if the military service does not exceed 3 years, but in no event to extend under this clause for a period of more than 6 years from the date of filing of the original application for license.
History.—s. 197, ch. 59-205; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 3, ch. 81-282; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 162, 217, 807, 810, ch. 82-243; s. 16, ch. 82-386; s. 4, ch. 85-208; ss. 17, 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 214, ch. 97-102; s. 11, ch. 98-199; s. 5, ch. 2001-142; s. 913, ch. 2003-261; s. 23, ch. 2004-390.