License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

Travel Agent



Highlights

License required in 8 states
94th most burdensome licensing requirements
80th most heavily regulated occupation

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

Definition

Travel agents plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency customers, including determining destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs and accommodations required.

Summary

Eight states license travel agents; all require only registration and fees ranging from $15 in Iowa to $350 in Pennsylvania.

(Last updated May 1, 2012)

State Licensing Requirements

Burden RankStateFeesEducation/Experience (Days)ExamsMinimum GradeMinimum Age
1 Pennsylvania $350 0 0 0 18
2 California $375 0 0 0 0
3 Florida $300 0 0 0 0
4 Delaware $225 0 0 0 0
5 Washington $202 0 0 0 0
6 Nevada $125 0 0 0 0
7 Hawaii $95 0 0 0 0
8 Iowa $15 0 0 0 0

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

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