Florida Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

FL Real Estate License Renewal Sales Associate or Broker

Renewing AFTER March 31, 2018
14 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 3 hours Core Law
  • 3 hours Ethics and Business Practices
  • 8 hours of Specialty Credit


Sales Associates or Brokers Renewing BEFORE March 31, 2018

14 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 3 hours Core Law
  • 11 hours of Specialty Credit


Special Note: Effective 10/1/2017 the CE Requirements Changed

A 3-hour Ethics and Business Practices course must also be included in the 14 hours of CE. This is effective for renewals on and after March 31, 2018

Renewal Cycle: Every 2 years on March 31st and September 30th. The date you renew depends on when you initially took your licensing exam and is indicated on your license.

Inactive: CE must be completed regardless if licensee is active or voluntarily inactive. Licensees voluntarily inactive more than 12 months but less than 24 months must complete a 28-hour reactivation course (RealEstateCE.com does not offer this course). License's voluntarily inactive more than 24 months become null and void and process must be started again. Renewal requires payment of all application and late fees.