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
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
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.
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.