How to Get Your Florida Real Estate License 

Learn how to become a real estate agent in Florida. Sales associate pre-licensing requirements and application process in 4 steps.

Florida residency is not required

Complete the process entirely online

Take the State exam from home

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Take and Pass a Pre-License Course

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Get Your Fingerprints Taken


Submit Your Application

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Schedule and Pass the State Exam

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 Real Estate Agent in Florida


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Take and Pass a Pre-License Course

All candidates are required to complete 63 hours of online or classroom approved pre-licensing education


In Florida, all required real estate license courses can be completed online with a state-approved school. The course certification is valid for two (2) years from the date of completion.

Cost: $187, all-inclusive tuition with Prolicense Florida.



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Get Your Fingerprints Taken

Florida requires criminal background checked before issuing a real estate license. Digital fingerprints can be taken at any authorized location across the US. Make an appointment online or contact Pearson Vue at 877-238-8232 for more information.

The Originating Agency Identification (ORI) number to provide for real estate licenses is FL920010Z. If you have a criminal history, your application will be reviewed on its own merit to determine if the good moral character requirement has been met. Here frequently asked questions regarding electronic fingerprints

Cost: $53.50, payable to Pearson VUE.


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