Resources for Florida Real Estate Exams, Courses, and Brokers

Florida Requirement To Be A Real Estate Agent

  •  Complete Pre-Licensing Course
  •  18 Years or Older
  •  High School Diploma or Equivalent*
  •  US Social Security Number**
  •  Fingerprinting (Before Application)
  •  FL Real Estate License Application
  •  Pass Course Exam (70%)
  •  Pass State Exam (75%)
  • *Any Equivalency – Yes or No on State Application
  • **US Citizenship & Florida Residency are NOT Required.
  • (Apply for US Social Security Number) 

Resources, How to Become a Florida Real Esate Agent

Real Estate Training School, Clearwater (Near Tampa, Florida)

Ready to launch your Florida real estate career?

Here’s your step-by-step guide to getting licensed:

  1. Complete the 63-Hour Pre-License Course
  2. Apply for the Florida Real Estate Sales Associate Exam
  3. Submit Your Application & Fee
  4. Schedule & Pass the State Exam (Pearson VUE)
  5. Download & Print Your License (DBPR Website)
  6. Affiliate with a Licensed Broker and join a Florida Real Estate Mentorship Program

1. Complete the 63-Hour Pre-License Course:

Master real estate fundamentals (laws, principles, practice, and math) through a state-approved online or in-person course at a real estate school or Realtor association. (Cost: $100-$500)
Skip this step if you’re a licensed Florida attorney.

2. Apply for the Florida Real Estate Sales Associate Exam:

Get electronically fingerprinted for a background check (required by DBPR).

3. Submit Your Application & Fee ($83.75):

Apply online or mail a check/money order to DBPR. They’ll review your application and Pearson VUE will notify you when approved (typically within 10-30 days).

4. Schedule & Pass the State Exam (Pearson VUE):

You’ll receive an email with your Candidate ID number.
Schedule your exam online at PearsonVUE.com or by calling 888-204-6289. Pass the exam with a minimum score of 75 out of 100.

5. Download & Print Your License (DBPR Website):

Once you pass, download and print your official license through your secure DBPR account.

6. Affiliate with a Licensed Broker:

Partner with a licensed real estate broker to activate your license and begin practicing.

Free Resources for Real Estate Agents in Florida

Fuel Your Florida Real Estate Success: Free Resources

2 Mistakes New Florida Real Agents Make

(and how to avoid them) Learn about these new agent pitfalls.

Florida Real Estate FAQ

Got questions? We have answers.

Social Media for Real estate Agents in Florida - Real estate training school

Social Media for Real Estate Agents

Social media has completely transformed the way real estate agents interact with their target audiences in Florida.