Variance & Waiver Information

Q. How do I submit my variance or waiver request?


A. You may fax or mail your petition request.

Fax Number: (850) 410-0548
Attn: Tina Culbertson

Mailing address:

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission
Attn: Tina Culbertson, PO Box 1489, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1489

Q. Can a waiver be granted for any class, requirement, timeframe, etc.? Are there restrictions?

A. You can not waive a statute. Only rules, Florida Administrative Codes, may be waived.

Q. Is there a form or template available to make a waiver request?

A. No. Since every request is unique to the petitioner, there is no template. You must write out your request, cite the rule you wish to have waived and provide any supporting documentation.