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Initial Application-Broker License-Upgrade from Sales Associate to Broker - FL Resident (Form RE 2)

A broker is a person who, for another, and for compensation or in anticipation of compensation, appraises, auctions, sells, exchanges, buys, rents or offers, attempts or agrees to appraise, auction, or negotiate any sale, exchange, purchase, or rental of business enterprises or any real property or any interest in or concerning the same or who advertises the same.

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 if experience is coming from a state other than Florida. The history must contain your initial license exam type, current license status, disciplinary information, and how many active months within the preceding five years.
  • EDUCATION: Must complete and pass a Florida Real Estate Commission approved 72-hour Florida broker's pre-license course. See the list of approved providers. For more information about exemptions from this course, please visit our Department 'Ask us' button at the top of the website and input in the search field provided - real estate education exemption.
  • 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: The fee is $115 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: To complete the application using the Online Service you must first set up your Online Account and link your current sales associate license to the account. Once that is complete the Application for Online will be available to complete. You may also complete the "Printable Application" by clicking the link at the bottom of the page and sending it to the address on the application.

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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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