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CAM License Cost in Florida

How much does it cost to get a community association manager license in Florida.

To obtain your CAM license in Florida in 2024, you should expect to spend approximately $512, covering the costs of the pre-licensing course, background check, application fee, and the state examination.

Candidates generally take from 5 to 20 weeks to complete the whole process of getting their CAM license in Florida. After activating your license, you will be able to launch your CAM career.

Here a break down of the costs to obtain your Florida CAM license:

Pre-Licensing Course

Cost: $249, payable to the school

Candidates are required to complete a 16-hour online or classroom pre-licensing course. 

Background Check

Cost: $58.12, payable to Pearson VUE

You will need to have your fingerprints taken. Florida requires a criminal background checked to approve your initial application. That fee may vary depending on the provider you choose.


Cost: $155.50, payable to the Florida DBPR

You must submit an application to the Florida DBPR. It is recommended to submit the application online to expedite the process.  It takes about 10 days to get your application approval.

State Examination

Cost: $49.50, payable to Pearson VUE

Once your application is approved, you will be able to schedule and take the Florida CAM examination. The state exam must be taken in person at a Pearson Vue test center.

CAM License Cost Summary (2024)

1. Pre-License Course
2. Background Check
3. Application
4. State Examination
Total Cost

After Getting Your License

Obtaining your CAM license is just the first step of your new career in Florida. You’ll need to invest time to maintain your license by completing the required continuing education.

Community Association Managers in Florida are required to complete 15 hours of Continuing Education within each renewal period. Notably, all Florida CAM licenses expire on September 30 of every even-numbered year. It's important to remember that the next license renewal deadline is September 30, 2024.

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