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Performer Work Identification
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  This program is on hold until further notice. No Performer Work Identifications will be issued at this time.  (Updated Friday, May 22, 2020)

What is a Performer Work Identification Card?

Any person desiring to perform in an adult entertainment establishment licensed under Jacksonville Municipal Ordinance Code Chapter 150 and Chapter 151 must obtain a Performer Work Identification Card from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. All performers will be required to obtain and maintain a Performer Work Identification Card on their person or within their custody and control at all times while at the adult entertainment establishment.

A $500.00 fine will be imposed on the adult entertainment establishment for each person who does not have a Performer Work Identification.
All performers must be 21-years or older. 

Previous Convictions
No permits will be issued to individuals who have been convicted of any Human Trafficking or crimes related to such activity. 

If any of these offenses are committed after a Performer Work Identification Card has been issued, your license will be suspended or revoked for the following periods after judicial review:
  • Prostitution – 5 years;
  • Violent Felonies – 3 years;
  • Narcotics Sales/Trafficking – 3 years;
  • Lewd/Obscene Acts – 1 year;
  • Possession of Narcotics and/or Narcotic Paraphernalia – 1 year
If you are placed on probation for any of the listed offenses, you will not be eligible until your probationary period has been satisfied.

If you are currently on probation for any of the listed offenses, you will not be eligible until your probationary period has been satisfied.

If you are currently on probation for any offense other than the offenses listed above, please submit a letter of approval from your probation officer authorizing your employment at the adult entertainment establishment.

Application Process

» Application
Please fill out and print the application.

A non-refundable fee of $150.00 will be collected at the time the application is submitted. For applications to be processed, applicants must be in possession of a valid form of identification (a state issued driver’s license or state issued identification card). In addition, applicants will be required to present their work permit authorizing them to work in the United States (if applicable). Applications, supporting documentation, and payment must be submitted to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Headquarters (Police Memorial Building - 501 E. Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202) for processing.

Hours for Application Submissions and Fingerprinting
Fingerprinting services are not being offered at any JSO facility at this time. We will update you when this service becomes available. Thank you for understanding. (Updated Monday, March 16, 2020)
  • Monday - Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Closed on holidays and weekends.
Once the paperwork and fingerprints have been processed, Applicants will be contacted at the email address provided to setup an appointment to have their ID card photo taken at JSO Headquarters. Email correspondence will come from Any questions about the process can also be directed to this email address.

» Materials for Review:
As part of the application process, applicants are required to read Municipal Ordinance 150 and 151 and watch the Human Trafficking video below.


Application Fee
A non-refundable fee of $150.00 will be collected at the time this application is submitted.

Lost Cards / Replacement Fee
A fee of $50.00 will be assessed for lost Performer Work Identification Cards.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the process or fees please direct them to

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