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FAQ: Does a real estate applicant need to file an irrevocable consent form?

Does a real estate applicant need to file an irrevocable consent form?

Any real estate license applicant who is not a resident of Florida must file an irrevocable consent form. This form states that suits and actions may be started against you in any county in Florida in which a plaintiff has a valid suit against you. Further, it allows for any service regarding actions against you to be delivered by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the director of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Real Estate. In addition, any service will be sent to you by registered mail. The irrevocable consent form must be approved by the Florida DBPR and notarized.


Related Questions

Does Florida offer reciprocity with other states?

The Florida Real Estate Commission currently has mutual recognition agreements with eight other states. Those states are Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Nebraska and Rhode Island.

How can I get my Florida license through reciprocity?

If you already hold a real estate license from a state that has a mutual recognition agreement with Florida, you will be exempt from the 63-hour pre-license education requirement and will only need to take the 40-question Florida laws section of the state exam.

How can I get my Florida license if I'm licensed in another state?

According to Florida Statute 475.180(2)(b), all nonresident applicants and licensees from states without mutual recognition must comply with all requirements of Florida license law.

How do I get my Florida license if I'm not a Florida resident?

The Florida Real Estate Commission requires nonresidents to meet the same education, experience, and examination requirements as resident Florida applicants, unless they live in one of the eight states that have mutual recognition agreements with Florida.

Does a real estate applicant need to file an irrevocable consent form?

Any real estate license applicant who is not a resident of Florida must file an irrevocable consent form. This form states that suits and actions may be started against you in any county in Florida in which a plaintiff has a valid suit against you.

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