Step by Step: Getting Your License

You must

  •    Be at least 18 years old.
  •    Have a high-school diploma or equivalent (like GED).
  •    Have good character.
  •    You do NOT need to be a Florida resident.
  •    If you are already licensed in another state, you might qualify for a mutual recognition license if you are in one of the 8 states that have an agreement with Florida.

Real Estate Course

  •    Consists of 63 hours.
  •    Must be approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission.
  •    Students may miss no more than 8 hours of class.
  •    Students must complete a 100-questions final examination with a score of at least 70%.

Applying for the Florida Exam

The State Exam

  •    Given by Pearson VUE, Inc.  at 21 locations in Florida. Click here for a description of the test.
  •    The charge is $36.75 per exam.
  •    The exam is given on a small touch-screen computer.
  •    Exam is graded immediately after completion.
  •    Successful candidates may begin working after sending Form RE-11(signed by the employer) to the DBPR.

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