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

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.
February 20 and 21 , 2019February 20: 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 21: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
April 17 and 18, 2019April 17: 8:00am - 5:00pm
April 18: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL
June 19 and 20, 2019June 19: 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 20: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
August 21 and 22, 2019August 21: 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 22: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL
October 23 and 24, 2019October 23: 8:00am - 5:00pm
October 24: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tallahassee, FL
December 11 and 12, 2019December 11: 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 12: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa, FL