Topic 2.3: General Licensure Provisions >

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Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this topic, you will be able to

  • state which criminal history disclosures the applicant must make,
  • describe the intent of the affirmation in the application for licensure.
  • list at least five requirements for the real estate application, and
  • state the age and education requirement for an application.

Requirements for Real Estate Applicants

  • Age: At least 18 years old.
  • Education: Hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Background disclosures: The applicant must respond accurately and completely to the background information by disclosing
    • if convicted of a crime or ever entered a plea of nolo contendere,
    • if ever declared mentally incompetent,
    • aliases,
    • if denied, or had a license suspended or revoked in another state or if not current on child-support payments,
    • denied license or registration to practice a regulated profession, and
    • whether found guilty of any conduct or practice that would have been grounds for suspension or revocation under F.S. 475.
  • Citizenship: Need not be citizens of the United States.
  • Immigrants: Allows Qualified foreign-speaking persons to be licensed. 
  • Social Security Number: Must have a United States Social Security number.