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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 DHSMV 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 DHSMV:

  • 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

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 DHSMV or Credit Card.
Please call 850-617-3004 for class registration.
February 21 and 22 , 2018February 21: 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 22: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
April 18 and 19, 2018April 18: 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 19: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL
June 20 and 21, 2018June 20: 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 21: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
August 22 and 23, 2018August 22: 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 23: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL
October 17 and 18, 2018October 17: 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 18: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
December 12 and 13, 2018December 12: 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 13: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL

The exam costs $100 to be paid at the examination site.

Acceptable forms of payment: Cash, Credit Cards or Check/Money Order made payable to DHSMV.

Exams are conducted at the conclusion of the two-day mobile home installation course.

Please call 850-617-3004 for class registration.