Mobile/Manufactured Home Installation
Component and Product Approval
Section 320.8251, Florida Statutes (F. S.), provides that the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles shall
certify and approve in this state any mobile/manufactured home installation component,
product, or system. In this document, you may retrieve copies of relevant documents
regarding the certification of mobile/manufactured home installation components
or products by clicking on the name of the document.
The following requirements must be met in order to obtain a certification:
- A report certifying that the installation component, product or system meets the departments uniformed installation standards
provided in Rule Chapter 15C-1, Florida
Administrative Code (F.A.C.). This administrative Rule Chapter also specifies the essential testing protocols necessary for
certifying a mobile/ manufactured home installation component or product. There are also
example testing protocols, however, particular products may require testing protocols
that differ somewhat from these examples.
- The report must be signed and sealed by a professional engineer registered with the State of Florida.
- No installation component, product or system may be approved unless its performance is documented by sound
To apply for certification of a mobile/manufactured home installation component or product, a company must complete an
Application for Mobile/Manufactured Home Installation Component or Product Certification
and send it to the Mobile/ Manufactured Home Installer Program Office, the address of which appears on the bottom of the form.
Upon receipt of the application form Installer Program staff will contact the company to schedule the necessary testing which
must be observed by Installer Program staff.
A list of mobile/manufactured home
installation components and products that have been certified is also available.
Note: The certification provided for in Section 320. 8251, F.S., may be subject to suspension or revocation if
the department finds that the person or entity has obtained the certification by misrepresentation or fraud or that the
component, product or system does not meet the uniform mobile/manufacturer home installation standards provided in Rule
Chapter 15C-1, F.A.C. Any person or entity who obtains certification of a mobile/ manufactured home component or
product by misrepresentation or fraud is subject to a fine.
Any questions you may have about the mobile/manufactured home installation component or product certification process will
be answered if you contact the following Office:
Mobile/Manufactured Home Installer Program Office
NET PARK, Suite 2228
5701 East Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33610
Telephone: (813) 612-7150