Step by step guide to getting your Florida Real Estate sales associate 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
    mutual recognition license if you are in one of the 10 states
    that have an agreement with Florida.

Real Estate Course

You can take the course in the classroom or online
  •    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

  •     Apply even before taking your course exam.
  •     Apply online today.
  •     Get lots of information from the Candidate Information Booklet
  • The application must be notarized and the following items included:
    •  Electronic fingerprints
    •  You can get fingerprinted at a Pearson Vue site.
    •  A check for $83.75 (sales associate) or $91.75 (broker)

The State Exam

  •    Given by Pearson VUE, Inc.  at 21 locations in Florida. 
  •    The charge is $57.75 per exam.
  •    The exam is given on a computer.
  •    Exam is graded immediately after completion.
  •    Successful candidates may begin working after sending Form RE-11(signed by the employer) to the DBPR.

Start Today

You can take the course in person in our Tallahassee classroom. Click here for more information.

If you can’t attend a classroom course, we highly recommend our 63-hour Online Sales Associate Pre-license Course. It fulfills all the requirements listed above and we offer our course bundled with or without an impressive selection of exam prep products which we have developed in-house from the ground up to complement the online course. We have been educating real estate professionals in our classrooms for decades and our reputation is second to none (click here to see what our students have to say about us)!

Click here to view our full selection of online sales associate pre-license courses.

Real Estate License and Exam Fees
Initial application for sales associate$83.75
Initial application for broker$91.75
Initial application for school instructor$83.75
Testing fee paid to Pearson VUE directly for each exam$57.75
Finger-Printing (approximately)$70
Real Estate Forms
Click here for information about obtaining your Florida real estate license.
Click here to get additional forms for maintaining your real estate license, such as change of address, etc.