How to Get Your Florida CAM License
NEW: Now you can take the State exam from home wherever you live in the U.S.
FLORIDA RESIDENCY IS NOT REQUIRED
COMPLETE YOUR CAM LICENSE COURSE AND APPLICATION ONLINE FROM ANYWHERE 24/7 IN FLORIDA OR OUT-OF STATE.
4 Steps To Obtain Your Florida CAM License
We’re here to guide you through the process.
Enroll into a pre-licensing course
All CAM candidates are required to complete 16 hours of online or classroom education within 12 months prior to the date of the State examination.
Prolicense Florida is the leading school for Community Association Managers supporting learners getting their CAM license and passing their State exam the first time.
Submit your CAM license application
COST: $223.50 - Payable to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
The application can be completed online, no matter where you live. You must be at least 18 years old. Florida residency is not required. Perfect if you plan to relocate to Florida.
Get your fingerprints taken
Florida State requires electronic fingerprints be taken and criminal background checked before issuing a CAM License. Digital fingerprints can be taken at any authorized location across the U.S. Make an appointment online or contact PearsonVue at 877-238-8232 for more information.
Schedule your state examination
COST: $31.50 payable to Pearson Vue.
NEW: Take the State exam from home. Simply register and select the option to take your exam from "home or work" It's that simple!
It generally takes 3 to 10 days for the State to approve your application. Once approved, you will receive an email notification and a Candidate ID number. Use this ID number to sign up for your CAM exam with Pearson Vue. Scheduling can be completed online here or by calling 888-204-6230.
Pearson VUE test centers are located throughout the United States. You will certainly find a test center near you. Click here to find a test center by ZIP code.
Your CAM exam approval status is good for one (1) year.
For information regarding the Florida CAM License examination, please review the
Frequently Asked Questions
When a Community Association Manager (CAM) license is required in Florida?
A Florida CAM License is required when managing a community association of more than 10 units and/or with an annual budget in excess of $100,000. Types of properties that hire CAM License holders are condominiums, homeowners associations, cooperatives, timeshares, mobile home parks and planned unit developments.
Is the Florida CAM exam hard?
You have 3 hours to answer 100 multiple-choice questions (a, b, c, d). The passing score is 75%. The test is not difficult for those who are well prepared. After learning the basic concepts of the pre-licensing course, the key to the success of the state exam is to complete the practice tests included in the program. You should repeat the questions until you master at least 85% of these assessments. Flashcards are also an excellent tool to help memorize the key topics.
What does a Community Association Manager (CAM) do in Florida?
1. Manage condominiums, HOAs, planned unit developments, cooperatives (coop).
2. Administer and oversee the association funds.
3. Supervise the preparation of the budgets and other financial documents for an association.
4. Ensure appropriate notices to conduct association meetings.
5. Coordinate maintenance and contracts with employees and services providers.
6. Perform various day-to-day tasks involved with the operation of a community association.