State licensing regulation (Talent/Modeling Agency Licensing)

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Before signing up with a agencies, make sure it has a talent or modeling agency license, if that is required in your state, and make sure the license has not expired. Not all states require a talent agency license, but some of the countries like California, Florida, and Texas, provide online databases so you can quickly check to see if a company has an agency license.
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Talent agency licenses must be renewed, so make sure they are still valid. A talent agency in Texas which was hauled into court by the Attorney General of Texas for has been operating with a license which had expired.

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