Outside of City

State Certified or Registered Contractors

If the state license is available through DBPR (Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation):

  1. Complete Contractor Registration Application (Non-Key West Based/State DBPR Licensed) (PDF)
  2. Copies of the following documents are required:
    1. DBPR License
    2. Liability insurance, and worker’s compensation coverage or exemption
    3. Local Business Tax Receipt from any Florida jurisdiction
  3. No fee

The contractor will be registered with the City of Key West, and will not receive a City of Key West Business Tax Receipt. The contractor will be permitted to work in the City of Key West as long as the above referenced documents are kept updated in his/her registration file.

No DBPR

If the state license is not available through DBPR:

  1. Complete Contractor (State-Licensed) Licensing Application (PDF)
  2. Copies of the following documents are required:
    1. State of Florida license
    2. Liability insurance, and worker’s compensation coverage or exemption
    3. Local Business Tax Receipt from any Florida jurisdiction
  3. Annual fee $341.00 (pro-rated)

All Other Contractors (Specialty Contractors)

  1. Complete Contractor (Specialty) Licensing Application (PDF)
  2. Copies of the following documents are required:
    1. Competency card and local Business Tax Receipt from any Florida jurisdiction
    2. Liability insurance, and worker’s compensation coverage or exemption
  3. Annual fee $108.00 (pro-rated)

Liability insurance and worker’s comp certificates of insurance must indicate "City of Key West" as the certificate holder.