Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Testing
Please note that as of February 1, 2023, the fees for many DBPR exams have been updated. This includes real estate, appraiser, barber, and cosmetology exams among others.
Visit the Florida DBPR online proctoring page to read important candidate information regarding proctor language and the use of pens, paper, and calculators for exams delivered online through OnVUE.
Get certified from your home or office
Take your Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.
Watch the short video on the Florida DBPR online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!
This page contains specific information about testing for a Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation license.
Testing at Military Bases
Pearson VUE is pleased to offer Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation exams at select military bases around the world. View a list of domestic and overseas military installations offering these exams. To schedule your exam, please make your reservation online or contact our Call Center at 888-204-6230. Installation locations are in alphabetical order by geographic region and state. If you are taking an exam in EMEA, please click Armed Forces, Europe & Other. If you are taking an exam at a facility in the Pacific, please click Armed Forces Pacific.
Examination scheduling information
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Appointments may be made up to one calendar day prior to the day you wish to test, subject to availability. You may schedule your exam online or over the phone by contacting customer service.
Cancellation / Rescheduling policy
To cancel or reschedule a test without any penalty it needs to be done two full calendar days before the test.
|Appointment is scheduled for:
||Cancellation / Reschedule deadline
|Monday - anytime
||The Friday before – anytime up to midnight on Friday
|Tuesday - anytime
||The Saturday before – anytime up to midnight on Saturday
|Wednesday - anytime
||The Sunday – anytime up to midnight on Sunday
|Thursday - anytime
||The Monday – anytime up to midnight Monday
|Friday - anytime
||The Tuesday – anytime up to midnight Tuesday
|Saturday - anytime
||The Wednesday – anytime up to midnight Wednesday
|Sunday - anytime
||The Thursday – anytime up to midnight Thursday
* Based on a start of week as Sunday.
Candidates can cancel and reschedule using the web (self-service) up to midnight two full calendar days prior to their tests and incur no penalty for late cancellation or reschedule.
If candidates are calling Customer Services to cancel or reschedule on their behalf, please note the customer service hours below:
Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. CT, Saturday, 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. CT, and Sunday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CT; closed on local holidays