FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Division of Insurance Agent and Agency Services – Bureau of Licensing
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DFS-H2-376 Rule 69B-211.002, F.A.C.
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. § 552a, the State is responsible for informing you whether
disclosure of your social security number is mandatory or voluntary, by what statutory or other authority your
social security number is solicited, and what uses will be made of your social security number. Under §
119.071(5)(a)2.a., F.S., a state agency may collect your social security number if the collection is:
(I) specifically authorized by law; or
(II) imperative for the performance of the agency’s duties and responsibilities as prescribed by law.
Disclosure of your social security number on this form is mandatory pursuant to the Welfare Reform Act, 42
U.S.C. § 666, and §§ 626.171(2)(a) and (7), 626.231(2)(a), 626.541(1), and 626.9953(3)(a) and (7), F.S.
The purposes for the requested information are to verify the identity of an applicant for licensure, to conduct
criminal and disciplinary history background checks, and to determine if the applicant lacks the fitness or
trustworthiness to engage in the business of insurance. Your social security number is confidential and exempt
from the disclosure requirements of § 119.07(1), F.S., and § 24(a), Article I of the Florida Constitution and will
not be used for any purpose other than the purposes provided herein, or as otherwise authorized under §
A copy of this Privacy Statement is provided to you as required by § 119.071(5)(a)3., F.S.