Your membership in the Florida Surplus Lines Association (FSLA) will bring you a return many times greater than your investment. FSLA is recognized as one of the most active surplus lines associations in the country. Membership in the FSLA encourages an exchange of information among members for the benefit of the excess and surplus lines industry. FSLA Memberships expire on December 31st of each year.
Please make your selection from the membership categories listed below.
A Regular Member is any person, firm or corporation engaged in an insurance agency business, the organization of which includes at least one individual licensed as a surplus lines agent pursuant to the Florida Surplus Lines Law, Section 626.913-626.937, F.S., and has a permanent office located within the State of Florida. The membership fee for a Regular Member is $1,500.
A Non-Resident Member is any person, firm or corporation engaged in an insurance agency business, the organization of which includes at least one individual licensed as a non-resident surplus lines agent pursuant to the Florida Surplus Lines Law, Section 626.913-626.937, F.S., and does not maintain either residency or an office in the state of Florida. The membership fee for a Non-Resident Member is $500.
An Associate Member is any individual, firm, or organization that is not an insurance agency or company, but who supplies services to Regular Members and supports the excess/surplus lines insurance industry. The membership fee for a Industry Associate Member is $1,250.
An Insurance Company Member is any risk-bearing insurer engaged in the writing of insurance in the state of Florida on a surplus lines basis. For the purpose of qualifying for this class of membership, an underwriting management firm may be accepted if it has specific underwriting authority or is part of a corporate group which includes an insurance company writing in the state of Florida on a surplus lines basis. The membership fee for a Insurance Company Member is $1,750.
A Retail Agency Member is any person, firm, or corporation engaged in an independent insurance agency business who derives a majority of their revenues from retail insurance sales with a valid Florida resident license (2-20 license) issued by the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS). The introductory membership fee for a Retail Agency Member is $500.
(This is a non-deductible voluntary contribution)
Political action committees promote the welfare of the Florida Surplus Lines agent by helping elect those candidates who support the wholesale system and related issues. As a contributing member, you help achieve that goal. Any individual or company may contribute any amount.