Oviedo, FL asked in Employment Law for Florida

Q: Can a 16 year old get a solicitor permit in Florida. What would happen if I solicit without one?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Interesting question, actually. Florida Statute 501.022 requires such a permit but excludes minors (persons under the age of 18) from having to get a permit if they are under the supervision of a permit holder. But being a minor is not included in the grounds for denial of a permit. So apparently you could get a permit even if you are a minor.

Florida Statute 501.055 provides that " (1) Violation of any of the provisions of ss. 501.025-501.047 is a misdemeanor of the first degree".

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