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FAQ: How often do I have to renew my Florida real estate license?

How often do I have to renew my Florida real estate license?

Florida real estate licenses expire two years after issuance, either at the end of September or the end of March, depending on when you took the state exam for the license.

The first license period for sales associates may cover 18 months to 2 years; the exact timing depends on when the licensee passed the state exam.


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How do I renew an inactive Florida real estate license?

A licensee may reactivate a real estate license that has been involuntarily inactive for one year (or less) by completing a minimum of 14 hours of FREC-prescribed continuing education courses.

How soon can I renew my Florida real estate license?

The first license period for sales associates may cover 18 months to 2 years; the exact timing depends on when the licensee passed the state exam. Florida real estate licenses expire either at the end of March or the end of September, every two years.

How do I renew my Florida real estate license?

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation will notify you via email when your real estate license is due for renewal. The quickest and easiest way to renew is to use the Department’s online services to renew by accessing your account at myfloridalicense.com.

How much will it cost to renew my Florida real estate license?

At renewal, a copy of your license will be forwarded to the email address associated with your online account. The current renewal fee for sales associates is $32.

How often do I have to renew my Florida real estate license?

Florida real estate licenses expire two years after issuance, either at the end of September or the end of March, depending on when you took the state exam for the license. The first license period for sales associates may cover 18 months to 2 years; the exact timing depends on when the licensee passed the state exam.

What are the education requirements for first-time renewals in FL?

You are required to complete the 45-hour post-license education course by the initial expiration date displayed on your initial license.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for inactive licensees?

Continuing education is only required for inactive licensees when they choose to reactivate their license.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for active licensees?

Florida requires real estate licensees to complete 14 hours of continuing education in each licensing period. This coursework consists of 8 hours of specialty topics, 3 hours dedicated to an update of Florida law, and 3 hours of ethics and business practices.

Will the FREC waive my Continuing Education requirements?

Per the FREC, a licensee who holds a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in real estate from an accredited school will be exempt from the post-license education requirement.

What happens if I do not renew my Florida license on time?

A $25 late fee is assessed if the renewal is received after the allotted time. If a Florida real estate licensee fails to renew an active (or voluntary inactive license) prior to the expiration date (other than the first renewal), the real estate license automatically reverts to involuntary inactive status.

How do I reinstate an expired real estate license?

If your license has been involuntarily inactive for more than two years, it automatically expires. When a Florida real estate license expires, it becomes null and void. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation will notify you 90 days before the license expires.

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