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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic


Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609

Construction Industry

The Division of Workers' Compensation offers an online system for applicants to apply for or renew a Certificate of Election to be Exempt from Florida's Workers' Compensation Law, modify an exemption application, or print their certificate.

If at any time you need assistance with the DWC Notice of Election to be Exempt system, you may contact the Division's Customer Service Unit at (850) 413-1609 or email at wc_exemption@myfloridacfo.com.

A state driver license number or Florida ID number is required to obtain or renew a Certificate of Election to be Exempt.

Eligibility Information

Corporation:

  • The corporation must be registered and listed as active with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations.
  • The applicant must be listed as an officer of the corporation in the records of the Florida Department of State.
  • The applicant must attest to a minimum 10 percent ownership of the corporation.
  • No more than three officers of a corporation or of any group of affiliated corporations (including LLCs) may elect to be exempt.
  • A $50.00 application fee is required.
  • Applicant cannot be affiliated with an ACTIVE Stop Work Order (SWO), Order of Penalty Assessment (OPA) or Working in Violation (WIV).
  • An applicant associated with a payment that is insufficient is not eligible for an exemption.

Limited Liability Company (LLC):

  • The LLC must be registered and listed as active with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations.
  • The applicant must attest to a minimum 10 percent ownership of the LLC.
  • No more than three officers of an LLC or of any group of affiliated LLCs (including corporations) may elect to be exempt.
  • A $50.00 application fee is required.
  • Applicant cannot be affiliated with an ACTIVE Stop Work Order (SWO), Order of Penalty Assessment (OPA) or Working in Violation (WIV).
  • An applicant associated with a payment that is insufficient is not eligible for an exemption.

Questions? Need help? Call (850) 413-1609 or Email Us

NOTE: Applications will be denied and the processing fee will be forfeited if the applicant does not meet all eligibility requirements.