How to Get Your Florida CAM License

Learn how to become a community association manager in Florida. CAM pre-licensing requirements and application process in 4 steps.

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Florida residency is not required

Complete the process entirely online

Take the state exam from home

Licensing prerequisites:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.

  • You must have a United States Social Security number.

  • You must hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.

 

4 Steps to Become a Community Association Manager (CAM) in Florida

STEP 1

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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.

 

Cost: $189, all-inclusive tuition with Prolicense Florida.

 

STEP 2

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Submit Your CAM License Application

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.

It takes about 10 days to get your application approval. Once approved, you will receive an email notification and a candidate ID number.

Cost: $223.50, payable to the Florida DBPR.

STEP 3

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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.  

 

The Originating Agency Identification (ORI) number to provide for CAM licenses is FL921932Z.


Cost: $53.50, payable to Pearson VUE.

 
 

STEP 4

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Schedule and Pass the State Exam

Take the State 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 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. Your CAM exam approval status is good for one (1) year.

 

More information regarding the Florida real estate license examination is available in the candidate information booklet.


Cost: $31.50, payable to Pearson Vue.

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How Much Does It Cost to Get a CAM License in Florida?

The cost to become a community association manager in Florida can vary depending on the school tuition fees and where you get your fingerprints. However, on average, candidates should expect to pay around $498 to obtain their CAM license.

Course Tuition

$189.00

Florida CAM License Application

$223.50

Fingerprinting Fees (vary by location)

$53.50

$31.50

State Exam 

Total

$497.50

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.

Community association manager duties 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.