- 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.
- Step 2. Complete 63 classroom-hours of pre-licensing courses. - Enroll Today
- 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.
- 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.
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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.
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).
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.