Lee County's Requirements for Sponsorship
Through Gainesville Independent Testing Service
Before you can register to take an exam at a Gainesville Independent Testing Services (GITS) facility you must be sponsored by Lee County. Lee County charges $35 per sponsorship. This fee will allow you to register with GITS to take the required exam(s) for each Certificate of Competency requested. You may retest the same day without an additional sponsorship. To view a list of available Certificates of Competency, Exam Types and Exam Codes please click here.
To request sponsorship you will need to provide us with the following information:
First and Last Name – This should be the name shown on your driver's license / photo ID; you will be required to show identification at the testing site.
Type of Certificate of Competency
Exam Type(s) and Exam Code(s)
You may request sponsorship by sending this information via email to ContractorLicensing@leegov.com, or you may fax a letter requesting sponsorship to (239) 485-8577. After your request is received, a member of Lee County staff will contact you by email or by phone to provide sponsorship fee payment instructions and exam registration information.
You may also mail a check and your request to P.O. Box 398, Fort Myers, FL. 33902-0398 Attn: Contractor Licensing. Checks should be made out to Lee County BOCC in the amount of $35. After your request is received, a member of Lee County staff will contact you by phone to provide exam registration information.
Sponsorships for exams taken at GITS do not expire and can be scheduled when you are ready to take the exam by calling them at 1-800-997-2129. Visit GITS’s website for exam fees and a calendar that shows the locations, dates and times of the exams.
PHONE: (239) 533-8895 FAX: (239) 485-8577
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 398, FORT MYERS, FL. 3390
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: LEE COUNTY BOCC.