Links to Consumer Resources

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Pinellas County Consumer Protection
14250 49th St., N. Suite 1000; Rm 2
Clearwater, FL 33762

Search the complaint history of a business or file a consumer complaint.

Pinellas County Consumer Protection


Better Business Bureau

Review business reports and information on charities.

Clearwater BBB


Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB)

Verify that home improvement contractors are licensed to operate in Pinellas County.

Pinellas County Licensing Board


Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)

Search business and professional licenses including contractors, real estate agents and cosmetologist.

License Search
State Home Page


Department of State Division of Corporations

Search corporation records and fictitious names registrations.

Division of Corporations

Department of Financial Services

  • Office  of Insurance Regulation
  • Office  of Financial Regulation

Search license information on insurance companies and insurance agents.

Search information on mortgage brokers and other finance related licenses.

Florida Dept. of Financial Services
FLOIR Company Search
Florida Office of Financial Regulation
Search Licensing Records


Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Division of Consumer Services

Regulatory responsibility for Business Opportunities, Motor Vehicle Repair Shops, Charitable Organizations, Florida Do Not Call Program, Dance Studios, Pawnbrokers, Health Studios, Sellers of Travel, Intrastate Movers, Sweepstakes/Game Promotions and Telemarketing.

FDACS Website


Florida Department of Health

Search license information on doctors and health care professionals.

DOH Homepage
License Search


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Federal consumer information and enforcement. Consumer publications available online.
FTC Website

Reduce telemarketing calls by signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry.
Do Not Call

Order free annual credit report from each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies.
Annual Credit Report

Resources and information on Identity Theft.
ID Theft

Interactive information to help you secure your computer, guard against Internet fraud, and protect your personal information.

“OPT-OUT” of receiving pre-screened credit card offers in the mail.
Computer Security

Direct Marketing Association

DMA choice is an online tool to help control and limit the amount of unsolicited commercial mail and email received.
DMA Home Page

Florida Department of Corrections

Information on felony offenders in prison and on probation.

Dept. of Corrections
(offender search)

Pinellas My Neighborhoods

Residents can look up information on community resources and crime in their neighborhood.

Information for Residents

Clerk of the Circuit Court Pinellas County

Online public records search for Official Records, Civil and Criminal information. Clerk’s Legal Self Help Centers.

Public Records Search
Circuit Court Home Page