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NEW - Online Registration and Payment Portal - NEW

Registrations with payment by e-check can now be done through our online registration and payment portal. Access this site by clicking the link below:

Online Registration and Payment Portal

When using this payment method, be sure to save the confirmation for your records. If you apply for a refund you will need this confirmation document.

A guide to using this portal can be accessed and downloaded by clicking on the link below:

Online Registration and Payment Portal Guide


Upcoming Courses

Tax Collector Online Courses

Registration is required before accessing the Tax Collector Online Course. User ID and Password information is forwarded to the student when their registration is processed.

Designee and Graduate Spotlight

2014 Value Adjustment Board Training

2014 Value Adjustment Board Training
Before conducting any 2014 VAB hearings, this training is required for all special magistrates and all VAB members or VAB attorneys in counties with a population of 75,000 or less that do NOT use special magistrates. Individuals who are interested in an appointment as a special magistrate, meet all other qualifications, and have between three and five years of relevant experience.

VAB Orientation

Value Adjustment Board Orientation
The Department of Revenue has produced an online orientation video for Florida value adjustment board members. This brief video provides an overview of Florida’s property tax system and describes the roles and responsibilities of board members, board attorneys, board clerks, and special magistrates. This video was designed for orientation purposes only and is not a replacement for the department’s value adjustment board training specified in s. 194.035(3), F.S.

Training Modules


Designation Program Information:

Use of Department Designations

The designations, Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA), Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) and Certified Cadastralist of Florida (CCF) are contingent upon employment with a Florida property appraiser office or the Florida Department of Revenue. The designations, Certified Florida Collector (CFC) and Certified Florida Collector Assistant (CFCA) are contingent upon employment with a Florida tax collector office or the Florida Department of Revenue.

In the event that the employment of a designee holder is terminated for any reason, the individual may not use or display the designation(s) CFA, CFE, CCF, CFC, or CFCA.

For more information on the use of these designations, please contact Meghan Miller at MillerM@dor.state.fl.us

Course Cancellations and Refunds

In order to qualify for a refund, course cancellations must be called or e-mailed in to the Property Tax Oversight Training Team by the last business day prior to the course start date.

Course refunds will be granted upon request. To apply for a refund, submit a completed Refund Request, and a copy of the canceled check (front & back) to:


Property Tax Oversight Program
Attn: Certification & Training Team
Post Office Box 3294
Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3294


Refunds cannot be processed without a copy (front and back) of your canceled check and an original signature. Scanned or faxed requests are not accepted. Credit will not be issued instead of a refund.




Certification and Training Forms:

Document Title File Format
Certified Florida Collector or Certified Florida Collector Assistant Application PDF
Certified Florida Appraiser Application PDF
Certified Florida Evaluator Application PDF
Certified Cadastralist of Florida Application PDF
Continuing Education Credit Hours Application PDF
PT-200 Course Enrollment Form - Property Tax Oversight (PTO) Certfication and Training PDF
Refund Request PDF