About Certification and Training

The Property Tax Oversight Certification and Training team is responsible for providing training and certification for:

  • Florida county property appraisers and staff.
  • Florida county tax collectors and staff.

Our training program is established in section 195.002, Florida Statutes, and is further defined in Chapter 12-9, Florida Administrative Code.​


Training is also available for:​

  • Florida special magistrates.
  • Individuals from other states and entities intereste​d in the training courses.

Send questions regarding trainings or certification to PTOTraining@floridarevenue.com​.
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Course Cancellations and Refunds

To qualify for a refund, call or email the Property Tax Oversight Training team with course cancellations by the last business day before the course start date.​

  

Property Tax Oversight will grant course refunds by request. To apply for a refund, submit a completed refund request and a copy of the canceled check (front and back) or bank or credit card statement showing the charges for online payments to PTOTraining@floridarevenue.com.


Property Tax Oversight cannot process refunds without a copy (front and back) of your canceled check or bank statement showing the online payment. We will not issue credit instead of a refund. ​

Department Designations

Certification Forms


​The Certified Florida Appraiser, Certified Florida Evaluator, and Certified Cadastralist of Florida designations are contingent on employment with a Florida property appraiser's office or the Florida Department of Revenue. The Certified Florida Collector and Certified Florida Collector Assistant designations are contingent on employment with a Florida tax collector's office or the Florida Department of Revenue.


If a designee terminates employment for any reason, he or she may not use or display the Certified Florida Appraiser, Certified Florida Evaluator, Certified Cadastralist of Florida, Certified Florida Collector, and Certified Florida Collector Assistant designation(s).


For more information on the appropriate use of these designations, please contact PTOTraining@floridarevenue.com.

Presentations

Presentations from past programs are available below. To request a presentation that is not listed, please contact PTOTraining@floridarevenue.com.


Newly Elected Official Orientation 2017
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Property Tax Update Property Tax Oversight Program Florida Tax Collectors Association Meeting  Download Property Tax Update (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (265 KB)

Forms

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DR-410 Application for Certified Florida Collector or Certified Florida Collector Assistant  Download DR-410 (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (25 KB)
DR-516 Application for Certified Florida Appraiser  Download DR-516 (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (971 KB)
DR-516E Application for Certified Florida Evaluator  Download DR-516E (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (946 KB)
DR-591 Application for Certified Cadastralist of Florida  Download DR-591 (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (28 KB)
Application for Continuing Education Credit Hours Application Form  Download Application for Continuing Education Credit Hours (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (109 KB)

Admissions and Certifications Committee Meetings

​Property Tax Oversight will post these as they become available.

 

Public Meeting Notices

Public Meeting Agendas

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March 14, 2018 Certified Florida Appraiser Admissions and Certifications Committee Meeting Agenda Meeting Agenda  March 14, 2018 Certified Florida Appraiser Admissions and Certifications Committee Meeting Agenda (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (82 KB)
March 14, 2018 Certified Florida Collector Admissions and Certifications Committee Meeting Agenda Meeting Agenda  Download March 14, 2018 Certified Florida Collector Admissions and Certifications Committee Meeting Agenda (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (82 KB)

Applicant Lists

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March 14, 2018 List of Recommended Applicants for the Certified Florida Appraiser Admissions and Certifications Committee Applicant List
 March 14, 2018 List of Recommended Applicants for the Certified Florida Appraiser Admissions and Certifications Committee (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (155 KB)
March 14, 2018 List of Recommended Applicants for the Certified Florida Collector Admissions and Certifications Committee Applicant List  Download March 14, 2018 List of Recommended Applicants for the Certified Florida Collector Admissions and Certifications Committee (This link will open up in a new window)PDF (75 KB)