Stacey Buccieri, Executive Director

The Board of Auctioneers is responsible for licensing and regulating auctioneers. The board meets regularly to consider applications for licensure, to review disciplinary cases, and to conduct informal hearings relating to licensure and discipline. The board engages in rulemaking to implement the provisions set forth in its statutes and conducts other general business, as necessary.

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Getting Started In Auctioneers


AU – An “auctioneer” means any person licensed pursuant to this part who holds a valid Florida auctioneer license.

Auctioneer Apprentice

AE – An “apprentice auctioneer” means any person who is being trained as an auctioneer by a licensed auctioneer.

Auction Business

AB – An “auction business” means a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation which in the regular course of business arranges, manages, sponsors, advertises, promotes, or carries out auctions, employs auctioneers to conduct auctions in its facilities, or uses or allows the use of its facilities for auctions.

The requirements for becoming licensed in Florida are described in the statutes and rules.  Choose a license type to apply.

Examination Information

DBPR offers examinations in a computer-based testing (CBT) format. Candidates who have been approved to sit for an examination may do so by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE. Examinations are available on a daily basis at testing sites throughout the world. For more information, including to schedule an examination, visit the Examination Information page.

Fee Waiver Applications

License Types Continuing Education Requirements Fee Expiration Date
Auctioneer Apprentice N/A $155.00 11/30/ODD Year
Auctioneer N/A $155.00 11/30/ODD Year
Auction Business N/A $155.00 11/30/ODD Year

Auctioneers, Auctioneer Apprentices, Auction Businesses

Licenses expire November 30th every odd year.

DBPR will send you a notification that the renewal period is open, at which time you can renew your license(s). This will be 90-120 days before the expiration. All notices will be provided via email. We encourage you to keep your information up-to-date and renew online. DBPR online services offer a quick and easy way to renew your license, find license requirements, apply for a license and update a license.

Before midnight EST on November 30, 2023, you will need to complete the following requirements to renew your license:

  • Pay the renewal fee

For more information concerning your license’s unique requirements, please click the relevant link below:

We encourage you to renew online. However, you can mail your renewal form and fee to:
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783

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Need Help?

All requests for publications, documents, forms, applications for licenses, permits and other similar certifications can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.

Division of Professions
Board of Auctioneers
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0791

Telephone: 850.487.1395
Facsimile: 850.488.8040