How to Get Your Real Estate License in Florida

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Florida Real Estate License? Real Estate Express taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Florida, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Florida real estate license requirements.

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Florida

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.. We recommend you contact the Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat. for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Florida Real Estate: Sales Associate

  1. Step 1. Meet Florida real estate license requirements. You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED in order to become licensed in Florida.
  2. Step 2. Complete 63 classroom-hours of pre-licensing courses. - Enroll Today
  3. Step 3. Submit the appropriate paperwork and pass the licensing exam.
    • Submit a completed application, electronic fingerprints, and the fee
    • Pass the Florida Real Estate Agent Exam with a grade of at least 75 out of 100 points or pass the Florida Real Estate Law Exam with a grade of at least 30 out of 40 points.
    • Activate your Florida real estate license using the DBPR RE 11 Become Active – Sales Associate or BrokerSales Associate form, OR
    • Have your employing broker activate your new license online using the broker’s online account.
  4. Step 4. Successfully complete a post-licensing course for sales associates consisting of at least 45 classroom-hours, before your initial sales license expires. Even if your license is inactive, you will still need to complete the post-licensing course before the license expires.

Online Limitations

According to the Florida Division of Real Estate a minimum grade of 70% is required in order to pass the final exam. If you fail the final exam, you must wait 30 days to retest. You will only be allowed two attempts at the final exam. If you fail the exam twice you will be required to re-enroll in the course, and you will need to go through the entire course again in order to take the final exam.

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.
Phone: 8504871395
Fax: 8504888040
Address: 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399

Florida Real Estate: Broker

As a condition of licensure, brokers must successfully complete a 72-Hour Pre Licensure Course based on the FREC II syllabus and pass the required end of course exam. Applicants must take and pass the broker licensing examination within 24 months of course completion.

All newly licensed brokers must complete 60 hours or two 30-hour approved broker post licensure courses and required course exams within their first renewal period (18-24 months after initial licensure).

Online Limitations

According to the Florida Division of Real Estate a minimum grade of 70% is required in order to pass the final exam. If you fail the final exam, you must wait 30 days to retest. You will only be allowed two attempts at the final exam. If you fail the exam twice you will be required to re-enroll in the course, and you will need to go through the entire course again in order to take the final exam.

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.
Phone: 8504871395
Fax: 8504888040
Address: 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.