DBPR Emergency Order - Real Estate License Renewal Extension - The
Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) has issued an
Emergency Order extending the deadline for REALTORS® to renew their
real estate license by 30 days. This gives REALTORS® the ability to
take some extra time before filing their renewal with the state. Please note
that this is an extension, NOT a waiver. The DBPR Emergency Order can be viewed
Associate Pre-Licensure - As a condition of licensure applicants must
successfully complete a 63-hour Pre-Licensure Course based on FREC 1 Syllabus
and pass the required end of course exam.
Associate Post-Licensure - First renewal period is 18-24 months in duration.
Licensees are required to complete 45-hours of approved Sales Post licensure
courses and required end of course exams OR GRI course 1 and pass the end of
Broker and Broker-Associates Pre-Licensure - As a condition of licensure,
applicants must successfully complete a 72-hour Pre-Licensure Course based on
the FREC II syllabus and pass the required end of course exam.
Broker and Broker-Associates Post-Licensure - First renewal period is 18-24
months in duration. Licensees are required to complete 60-hours of approved
Broker Post Licensure courses and required end of course exams or take both the
GRI 2 and GRI 3 and pass the end of course exams.
Continuing education is the same for Brokers, Broker Associates and Sales
Associates. The second and subsequent renewal periods are 24 months in duration.
Real Estate Licensees are required to complete 14 hours of approved continuing
education courses. This breaks down to 11 hours of specialty courses and 3 hours
of Core Law.