Florida Department of Revenue


If you have between three and five years of relevant experience and meet all other qualifications in section 194.035 (1), F.S., you must take an exam to become a special magistrate. If you pass the exam, you will receive a certificate from the department for successfully completing the training and exam. 
Successful completion requires a score of 80 percent or higher. If your score is below 80 percent, you may retest at your convenience. 
After successfully completing this training and exam, you may be hired as a special magistrate to hear petitions to the value adjustment board. 
Testing is not required for other participants in the VAB training, but they may take an exam if they prefer. Members of the Florida Bar can become eligible for CLE credit by passing either the exam for VAB attorneys or the exam for attorney special magistrates.  
This exam consists of 47 multiple choice questions. There is no time limit for taking the exam. The exam does not allow re-entry if exited. If any special accommodations are needed for the completion of this exam, please contact the following e-mail address: VABTraining@floridarevenue.com 
A score of 80% or higher is required for successful completion. If your score is below 80%, you may retest at your convenience. 
When beginning the exam you will be asked to complete the following fields: Full Name, Business Phone Number, Email and County. Using the "tab" key you will be able to move from field to field to complete this information. 
Please submit a copy of your certificate of completion from Blackboard along with a copy of your exam results email from Hostedtest to VABTraining@floridarevenue.com. Your name will be added to the list of individuals who have completed the VAB training, and you will receive a certificate of training noting your completion of the exam.  

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