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License renewal deadline strikes on March 31

Wednesday, February 22, 2012  
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Real estate licensees whose licenses expire in March have until March 31, 2012 to complete the entire renewal process.

 »The continuing education requirements for renewal must be completed by March 31, 2012 at midnight.

According to Florida Statute 475.182, all licensees must complete the required post-licensing or continuing education AND submit a renewal application and fee on or before the date of expiration. Any license that is not renewed at the end of the license period shall automatically revert to involuntary inactive status. At that time, practice of real estate by licensees with an involuntary inactive license is illegal.

Licensees can go online ( to verify continuing education credits, as well as submit their renewal application online.

Renewal is NOT automatic once continuing education has been completed. Licensees must complete the continuing education requirements AND complete the online renewal application AND pay the appropriate fee. Once all education requirements are met AND the renewal application has been received with payment, the license will renew automatically the next business day.

Visit or call 850.487.1395 TODAY! to verify your license expiration date, completed continuing education, and renewal application status.

License Renewal Requirements – Continuing Education

Before your first renewal, post-license education must be completed on or before the expiration date of the license. Sales associates must complete 45 hours of post license education. Brokers are required to complete 60-hours of post licensure education.

After your first renewal, your license may be renewed every two years by completing 14 hours of continuing education, of which three hours must be core law.

Core Law Class Options

Online class - The CE Shop

Online class - Real Estate CE
(scroll down to view "Core Law" class description and access additional links)

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