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Application-Broker License-Out of State Experience (Form RE 2)

A licensed real estate sales associate or broker, who has at least 24 active months of real estate experience during the preceding five years in another state, may apply the experience toward a Florida broker's license.

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.
  • EXPERIENCE: Must show proof of one of the following: Has been registered as an active sales associate for at least 24 months during the preceding 5 years under one or more brokers; has held a current and valid real estate sales associate's license for at least 24 months during the preceding 5 years in the employ of a governmental agency for a salary and performing the duties authorized in Chapter 475, F.S.; or has held a current and valid real estate broker's license for at least 24 months during the preceding 5 years in any other state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States, or in any foreign national jurisdiction.
  • CERTIFICATION OF LICENSE HISTORY: A current certification of license history from the state you are claiming experience from is required. The history must contain your initial license exam type, current license status, disciplinary information, and how many valid months within the preceding five years.
  • EDUCATION: Prior to sitting for the state exam you must show proof of course completion of Florida approved 72 hour pre-license education for brokers. The course is good for two (2) years from the date of completion. An expired course will not be accepted at the exam site and you will not be able to sit for your exam without proof of a valid course completion slip. The course is not required at the time of application submission. You may submit application for state exam approval prior to taking the pre-license education. See the list of approved providers.
  • EDUCATION EXEMPTIONS: If you hold a 4 year degree in real estate you may be exempt from the pre-license education requirement. In order to determine your exemption please submit an original certified transcript with your application for review. If you wish to submit prior to application, please send an original certified transcript with cover letter to: Division of Real Estate, Attention: Education Section, 400 West Robinson Street, Suite N801 Orlando, Florida 32801.
  • 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. You must bring a copy of your valid completion slip or education exemption letter to the exam site each time you go to take the exam. You will not be allowed to take the exam without proof of valid education or education exemption letter. Please be aware of your expiration dates. The exam eligibility is good for two years from the date the application has been approved by the DBPR. The pre- license education expires two years from the date the course is completed (course completion slip shows completion/finish date). These dates most often are different and one will expire before the other.
  • FEE: The fee is $97 which can be paid either by using our "Online Services" or by personal check or money order.
  • FINGERPRINTS: Must have a background check as part of the licensing process. To learn more about fingerprinting, please visit our fingerprint FAQs.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Apply Using Online Services" or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

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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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