Bureau of Education and Testing
Gus Ashoo, Bureau Chief
Candidate Services Examinations
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0791
Continuing Education Correspondence
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1046
Continuing Education Services: 850.921.8582
Education Provider Services: 850.921.8215
Purpose and Functions
The Bureau of Education and Testing (BET) is Organized pursuant to Section 455.217, Florida Statutes and Chapter 61-11, Florida Administrative Code. Its purpose is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by offering reliable and valid professional licensure examinations for the boards. The Bureau administers numerous examinations, including DBPR developed and national. DBPR developed examinations are primarily provided in English but the Spanish translation is available for most of the Professions.
Pursuant to Section 455.2177, Florida Statutes, the Bureau is responsible for processing Continuing Education (CE) provider and course applications for the various boards and councils within the Division of Professions, as well as for the Division of Real Estate. Additionally, BET is responsible for monitoring all continuing education hours reported and posted in the department's licensure database, to ensure accuracy and all requirements for licensure renewal have been met.
Please visit this page for the most recent news and updates relating to Continuing Education and Provider information. Providers/Instructors Information
IMPORTANT NOTICE to MILITARY PERSONNEL
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation, through its testing vendor Pearson VUE, now offers Florida professional licensure exams at various domestic and international military sites. Active duty personnel, including the spouses of active duty personnel, federal contractors, and civilians working on base, are able to schedule exams at these locations.
Please visit DBPR Services for Military Personnel webpage for more information
Veterans, please read this Veterans' Affairs notice: http://www.fdva.org/saa/LiCert.asp for potential reimbursement for examination cost.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS (CPA)
On June 16, 2014, the Bureau of Education (BET), mailed audit letters to 919 licensees for the reestablishment period 7/01/2011 to 6/30/2013. Below are links that may assist you in the audit response process.
- Enterable and Printable CPE Reporting Form document:
Continuing Professional Education Form
- Florida Board of Accountancy Continuing Education Ethics Provider and Course List. View the list of approved Ethics courses by clicking this link of Approved Ethics Providers
- An Email Box has been created to allow CPAs to report their Audit Responses directly to the Bureau of Education & Testing (BET):
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