Q: How do I get my Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License?

A: Apply for your license at Have electronic fingerprints taken at a testing center. Register for and complete the 63-hour classroom or online sales associate course and pass the end-of-course exam.  Once your application has been approved and you have successfully completed the sales associate's course, you then schedule and pass the state exam.  Once you pass the state exam, you are a licensed real estate sales associate. 

Q: What are the requirements for Florida Sales Associate License?

A: You must be 18 years of age or older, have a social security number, have a high school diploma or equivalent.  If you have had any criminal or licensing issues these must be disclosed on your application and any such disclosures are subject to state approval. 

Q: What are the exams like?

A: There are two exams: the end-of-course exam and the state exam.  Both consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. Both exams are roughly broken down into 45 questions on real estate law, 45 questions on real estate principles and practices and 10 questions on real estate math.  A 70 is required to pass the end-of-course exam.  A 75 is required to pass the state exam.

Q: What are my costs in addition to the course?

A: You pay $83.75 along with your application to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  You pay $54.55 for electronic fingerprinting.  After you complete the sales associate's course, you pay the $36.75 testing fee when you schedule the state exam (the $36.75 testing fee is per taking of the state exam).  Please note that these fees change. (prices subject to change)

Q: What is the price for the Classroom Real Estate Sales Associate Course?

A: The price for our full service classroom course is $299.00.  At Florida Pro Real Estate Academy. we offer full service courses.  Full service includes the required 63-hour Sales Associate Course instruction and several learning aids.

Q: How do I apply for my Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License (step-by-step)?

A:  Application: You will be applying to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).
Please note the following when applying:

  • Please note that your name on your application must be your name exactly as it appears on your social security card. 

  • Please note that your address on your application must be your residence address and not a business address.

  • Please note that document uploads are only usually required if you must upload documents regarding criminal or licensing disclosures.

  • Please note that criminal and licensing issues must be disclosed on the application.

Apply by Internet:

  • Go to


  • From the drop down menu/list select “Real Estate” 

  • Click "Apply For A License"

  • Click “Real Estate Sales Associate”

  • Click “Initial Application-Sales Associate License (Form RE 1)”

  • Click “Apply Using Online Services”

  • Click “Create My Account” or log in to an existing DBPR Profile.

  • Follow all instructions. A temporary password will be emailed to you.  Then you will set a password you will choose.

  • Pay the $83.75 application fee.

When you apply by internet – make a note of your User ID and Password. If you do not complete your application or need to verify your application you will need your User ID and Password.  To view or complete your application:

We will assist you with any questions. The DBPR's telephone number is 850-487-1395. 

Applicants must contact Pearson VUE to have their fingerprints taken electronically.  You must have your electronic fingerprints taken for your application to be processed.  You must bring two forms of signature ID and at least one of the ID’s must have a photo. The fee for the electronic fingerprinting is $54.55. Pearson VUE’s website is and the telephone number for electronic fingerprinting is 877-238-8232. 

Although you may apply when you decide, we strongly recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible and have your electronic fingerprints taken as soon as possible.  The DBPR will not schedule you for the exam. Once approved, you will receive an approval email. Check both your inbox and your spam folder for this approval email.  Once you receive the approval email, you may then schedule the state exam.  After you have both applied to the DBPR and had your electronic fingerprints taken if one week has passed and you have not yet received the approval email then call the DBPR at 850-487-1395 to ask if your application and fingerprinting is showing in the DBPR system and to ask if any further action is needed from you and to determine the status of your application.  

The price to take the state exam is $36.75 per testing. Pearson VUE administers the state exam. Pearson VUE’s website is and the telephone numbers to schedule your state exam are 888-204-6230 or 888-204-6289. You must successfully complete the course before taking the state exam but you may schedule your state exam before you complete the course.  If the state exam date you are given is too far into the future log in to your Pearson VUE account and use the reschedule button to check to see if you are able to change your test date.  Alternatively, call Pearson VUE each day and ask if you may move your exam date closer.  You must present the course completion report and two forms of signature ID and at least one of the ID’s must have a photo to test at the Pearson VUE testing center.  You should also take with you the following type of calculator: simple, silent, battery-operated or battery-operated plus solar (dual power) but not solar only, nonprinting, nonprogrammable and without an alphabetic keypad.  

Q: How many students are in each classroom course?

A: Class size is limited to 20 students for classroom only courses and 200 for online sessions.