Florida Accreditation


Program Requirements

Pretrial & Probation



  • The Agency must submit an application to the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission to participate in the process.

  • The CEO of the program signs an agreement that allows a two-year period to complete the process.

  • Applicable fees are paid.
Jurisdiction Population Cost
Up to 100,000 $450.00
100,001 to 250,000 $900.00
250,001 to 500,000 $1,200.00
500,001 to 999,999 $1,800.00
Over 1 million $2,400.00


  • The program conducts a self-assessment to determine levels of compliance with the standards.

  • Specially trained assessors conduct an assessment with a written report forwarded to the Commission.

  • The CEO appears before a panel of Commissioners to answer questions or to clarify issues from the assessment report.

  • The Commission then renders a decision based on the assessment report and results of the panel hearing.

  • Accredited status is granted for a period of three years. After the three year period the agency must be reaccredited.