Register as a Building Contractor

Do you want to be a builder in the City of Miami? To build or renovate properties in the City of Miami, contractors must be registered to verify their certification. Contractor registration protects homeowners and the City from legal liability and ensures the structural integrity of our buildings. 



Gather the necessary documentation

You will need the following to register:

  • Proof of Qualifiers Competency license (State or County)
  • Qualifier’s Driver’s License
  • Municipal Contractor’s Occupational License
  • Dade County Registration and/or Certificate of Competency
  • State License (DBPR) - if applicable
  • Proof of General Liability Insurance
  • Proof of Worker’s Compensation
  • Business Tax Receipt and/or Occupational License
  • Company address, phone # and contact person with phone # and email 

NOTE:  Certificate of Insurance must name the City of Miami as a certificate holder. 

Apply with the Building Department

Bring the above documentation to our Building Department to register at:
444 SW 2nd Ave, 4th floor
Miami, FL, 33130