State Exam Information


Exam Registration Procedures

To register for the Florida Community Association Manager (CAM) License Exam, you must first submit a License Application to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and complete Electronic Fingerprinting with Pearson Vue.

It will take approximately 15-30 days for your application and fingerprints to be approved. Upon approval, Pearson Vue will contact you with instructions for scheduling your exam. To speak with a Pearson Vue customer service representative about an exam registration call 1-888-204-6289. For more detailed information, please visit our How To Obtain a CAM License page.

Pearson Vue Exam

Pearson Vue administers the Florida Community Association Manager (CAM) Licensing Exam not only throughout the State of Florida, but also at PearsonVue test centers across the country. Available test times vary by location, but in Southwest Florida exams are offered Tuesday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm and Saturday between 8:00 am and 2:30 pm.

Southwest Florida has two testing facilities and they are both in Fort Myers. The nearest other testing facilities are in Sarasota and Fort Lauderdale:

Fort Myers I - Bank of America Building, 11691 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 200, Fort Myers, FL 33913

Fort Myers II – Pearson Vue Test Center, 1220 Towne Lake Drive, Unit 40, Fort Myers, FL 33913

When should I take my exam?

We encourage students to take the CAM state exam within 14 days of completing their training at Larson Educational Services. During our many years in the CAM education business, we have seen students have great success utilizing our recommended timeline, which is as follows:

  1. Submit the state application and complete fingerprinting prior to the class start date
  2. Attend the 18 Hour CAM pre-licensing class
  3. Submit your Course Completion Certificate to the state immediately after finishing the class
  4. Purchase the optional CAM State Exam Tutor for additional preparation
  5. Take the state exam within 14 days after attending the class

NOTE: You will not be able to schedule and take the state exam until you receive approval from the state. It is very important that you submit your application and complete fingerprinting prior to attending the class in order to expedite the process.

What is the format of the exam?

The 100-question exam is multiple-choice taken on a computer.

What score is needed to pass the state exam?

You must earn a score of 75 to pass the Florida Community Association Manager (CAM) state exam. We include excellent Exam Preparation materials in the course along with hundreds of sample questions and a practice test.

What should I bring to the exam?

  • 2 forms of identification with signatures (one must be a government-issued photo identification)
  • The confirmation number provided when the test reservation was made

When can I expect my exam results?

The exam is administered on a desktop computer system and your official score report is delivered immediately upon completion of the exam.

What happens if I fail the state exam?

You are allowed to retake the Florida CAM state examination. You must pay a $73 re-examination fee and submit a paper re-take application to the DBPR (Department of Business and Professional Regulation). 

If you are a past student at Larson Educational Services, you are also allowed to re-attend our 18 Hour Pre-Licensing Course as many times as needed within a 1 year period for no additional charge. CLICK HERE to see upcoming course dates and then just call us at (239) 344-7510 to register for no charge.