Update License & Insurance

Contractors working in the City of Miami Beach must be registered. They must provide valid and current copies of licenses and insurances to the Building Department before a permit is issued.

State Certified and Registered Contractors licensing requirements:

  • Copy of State Certification with an Occupational License from Miami-Dade County ,from Broward County, or from place of business;
  • Copy of Certificate Competency or State Registration with a municipal contractors occupational license; and
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance made out to:
    City of Miami Beach
    Building Department
    1700 Convention Center Drive, 2nd Floor
    Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Liability with no less than $300,000 per accident or occurrence for bodily injury and $50,000 per accident for property damage
  • Workman’s Compensation or State Exemption (if contractor has a workers’ compensation insurance exemption, this form needs to be submitted to the Building Department with the building permit application)
  • Must show the following information:
    • Name of insured
    • Type of policy issued
    • Policy number
    • Effective date
    • Expiration date
    • Type of insurance

The Building Department has an electronic profile for each contractor showing his or her address, phone number, certificate of competency or the state certification/registration number, name of qualifier, expiration date of the occupational or the municipal contractor occupational license, Workman’s Compensation, and Liability Insurance.

Please fax your license and insurance information to 305.673.7857 or email it to: