Becoming a Process Server

Each year, the Sheriff of Broward County appoints individuals to serve non-enforceable civil process under the provisions of Florida Statute 48.021 for a one-year period. To qualify for this appointment, an application must be completed and submitted prior to the published deadline and instruction and testing must be successfully completed.

For more information on becoming a process server in Broward County, contact BSO's Civil Division at (954) 321-4426 during regular business hours.

SPS Oath of Office

Download the SPS Application

Below is a schedule for 2014:

Application Available
Download the SPS Application
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
Application Deadline
* Applications WILL ONLY be accepted Thursday and Friday 1PM-4PM April 28,29,30 2014 1PM-4PM
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, "BEFORE" 4:00 p.m.
BSO Civil Division. First Floor, Front Window
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
SPS Class New Applicants
New Special Process Server Applicants Only
Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
Broward College Institute of Public Safety
3501 Davie Road Room 136 Building # 22
Davie, Florida, 33314
SPS Test Last Name A through K **
Study Guide for test is Florida State Statute Title VI Civil Practice and Procedure Chapter 48
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Broward College Institute of Public Safety
3501 Davie Road Room 136 Building # 22
Davie, Florida, 33314
SPS Test Last Name L through Z **
Study Guide for test is Florida State Statute Title VI Civil Practice and Procedure Chapter 48
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Broward College Institute of Public Safety
3501 Davie Road Room 136 Building # 22
Davie, Florida, 33314
Swearing-In Ceremony Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Broward County Sheriff's Office
Ron Cochran Public Safety Building
Multi-Media Room, First Floor
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

** APPLICANTS MUST BRING A CLIP BOARD AND 2-#2 PENCILS WITH THEM FOR TESTING ALONG WITH PHOTO ID

Civil Division Main Page
Test Results
Fees for Process Service
Online Search
Listing of Independent Process Servers
Contacting the Civil Division
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Information on Restraining Orders
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