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FAQ: Will the FREC waive my Continuing Education requirements?

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.


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How do I renew my Florida real estate license?

A Florida license that has become voluntarily inactive may be renewed pursuant to Florida Statute 475.182 upon application to the department.

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.

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 the state exam was taken by the candidate for the license.

What are the CE requirements for first-time renewals in Florida?

A post-license real estate education course for sales associates is required to be completed during the first license period, which can be anywhere between 18 and 24 months, depending on the time of year the candidate passed the state exam.

What are the continuing education requirements for inactive licensees?

Continuing education requirements are only required for inactive licensees when they choose to reactivate their license pursuant to Florida Statute 475.182.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for active licensees?

The State of 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.

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.

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?

Any real estate license that has been involuntarily inactive for more than two years automatically expires. When a Florida real estate license expires, it becomes null and void without action by the FREC or the DBPR.

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