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Sales Associate Initial Application - Mutual Recognition Application for Non-FL Residents Only (RE 1)

A non-resident sales associate who obtained a license equivalent to Florida sales associate license from one of 10 states with which Florida has mutual agreement: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Rhode Island and West Viriginia.

Application Requirements:
 
  • AGE: Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: You must have a United States Social Security number to apply. You may visit the Social Security Administration website for information on how to obtain one.

  • EDUCATION: Must hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.

  • REQUIREMENTS: Florida has mutual agreements with 10 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Rhode Island and West Virginia. Please visit our Division web page to learn more and select the green accordion folder under ''''''''''''''''Apply for a License'''''''''''''''' then open up ''''''''''''''''Mutual Recognition Agreements''''''''''''''''.

  • EXAMINATIONS: The examination is given by Pearson Vue. To Learn more visit their website to find a location near you to set up your exam once the application has been approved by the DBPR. The Candidate Information Booklet is a useful source to help guide you through the examination process.

    FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. Military veterans, their spouses and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Military Services page for more information.


  • FINGERPRINTS: An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process. You must submit your fingerprints using a Livescan Service Provider registered with FDLE immediately after submitting your application for licensure. It may take up to five days for your fingerprint results to be received by the Department after they are submitted to the Florida Department of Law enforcement (FDLE). Please note that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement requires that an application for licensure should precede the submission of your fingerprints. To learn more about fingerprinting, please visit our Fingerprinting webpage.

  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.


  • CERTIFICATION OF LICENSE HISTORY:   A current certification of license history from the state you are claiming mutual agreement is required. A Certification of License History from every state is also needed if you are applying under the Kentucky or West Virginia mutual agreement. The history must contain your initial license exam type, current license status, disciplinary information, and how many active months within the preceding five years.
  • MORE INFORMATION:

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  • NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS SUBMITTING FINGERPRINTS WHERE CRIMINAL RECORD RESULTS WILL BE USED FOR LICENSING PURPOSES

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.


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