Dealers, Installers, Manufacturers, Distributors, and Importers

Mobile Home Installer

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Please visit our Consumer Education section for information on mobile home safety.

To receive a mobile home installer license applicants must meet the licensing requirements below. The license period is from October 1 to September 30.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Attend a free 12-hour mobile home installation course and pass the FLHSMV exam with a score of 70 or higher. The fee for the exam is $100 (Click here to see class schedule);
  • Hold a valid $5,000 performance bond which covers the proper performance of mobile home installation and weather sealing duties for a period of one year;
  • Carry $100,000 general liability insurance which covers property damage during the installation of mobile homes;
  • Complete application form HSMV 81401. To request an application package, call 850-617-3004; and
  • Pay $200 fee ($50 application fee and a $150 license fee).

Pursuant to chapter 320, Florida Statutes, businesses within this category must apply for one of the following licenses through the FLHSMV:

  • Mobile Home Installer Home License (IH); or
  • Mobile Home Dealer Installer Home License (DIH) (For dealers who wish to be licensed as an installer).

Answers to frequently asked questions and licensing procedures for mobile home installers are provided here.

Manufactured Home Installers Class Schedule

March 18 and 19, 2020
March 18: 8:00am - 5:00pm
March 19: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
June 24 and 25, 2020
June 24: 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 25: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL
October 14 and 15, 2020
October 14: 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 15: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
December 9 and 10, 2020
December 9: 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 10: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL

The exam costs $100 to be paid at the examination site.
Exams are conducted at the conclusion of the two day mobile home installation course.
Acceptable forms of payment: Cash or Check or Money Order made in favor of the FLHSMV or Credit Card.
Please call 850-617-3004 for class registration.