Effective May 25, 2011, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill (HB283) that streamlines certain port security regulations at Florida’s deep water seaports. Governor Scott’s bill immediately put an end to certain Florida seaport requirements that were considered to be unnecessary, costly and duplicative—namely the requirement of two individual port access badges that each required separate background checks and administrative processes.
The Port Business Purpose card is issued to individuals employed or that have business purposes on port property. To obtain the Port Business Purpose card, please fill out the application form required to obtain or renew your badge (please see the application and restrictions for the card below).
Initial issue - $20.00
Annual renewal - $20.00
Lost or stolen card replacement - $20.00
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