Certified Process Server Program Coordinator
c/o Court Administration
Lake County Courthouse
PO BOX 7800
Tavares, FL 32778

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CERTIFIED CIVIL PROCESS SERVER PROGRAM, YOU MAY CONTACT:

CERTIFIED PROCESS SERVER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

TELEPHONE: (352)742-3806

EMAIL: PROCESS@CIRCUIT5.ORG

Certified Process Server Application Requirements

Below you will find the process server application and Administrative Order A-2008-21-C regarding policy and procedure for certified process servers. The administrative order requires the following for consideration and placement on the approved list of Certified Civil Process Servers for the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

New Classes Coming Soon

The Fifth Judicial Circuit is starting new process server trainings in 2023.
Stay tuned to this page if you are interested in training to become a Certified Process Server for the circuit.
New class dates will be released August 2023.
If you have any questions or would like to become a process server for the circuit, please email Chrystal Best at process@circuit5.org

The completed application and other requirements must be submitted to:
Process Server Program, Court Administration
Lake County Courthouse
550 W. Main Street Rm. 5-700
Tavares, FL 32778

The authorizing Administrative Order can be downloaded from the website under circuit-wide Administrative Order A-2008-21-C

Process Server Application
Certificate of Good Conduct and Oath
Affidavit of Service- Fillable Form
Please, remember to fill out and bring your Level II background screening form (fingerprint form) with you to the background screening.

Certified Process Server Renewal Requirements

Below you will find the items required for renewal

·         A Surety Bond of $5,000.00, showing the beginning and expiration date

·         A completed and notarized Certificate of Good Conduct and Oath

·         $150.00 renewal fee. Check or Money Order should be made payable to the STATE OF FLORIDA or click here to make your payment online.

The completed items must be submitted to: Certified Process Server Program Coordinator c/o Court Administration, Lake County Courthouse, PO Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778 or emailed to process@circuit5.org  prior to expiration date.
(All electronic files must be sent in PDF format)

See Administrative Order A-2008-21-C for further details of renewal.

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