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  • New York State Requirements

    Salesperson Licensing

    Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License:

    • Be at least 18 years of age 
       
    • Have successfully completed a Department of State approved 75-hour qualifying course. If you have completed the 45-hour salesperson qualifying course prior to July 1, 2008 , you may complete the 30 hour remedial course in order to qualify for licensure. The Department of State requires a proctored final exam to be taken at an approved location for all licensing courses.
       
    • Be sponsored by a NYS licensed real estate broker
       
    • Pass the NYS real estate salesperson examination with a score of 70%: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realestate/salesexam.html
       
    • For more information visit the following link:  http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realestate/instructions/0022ins.html

     

    Broker Licensing 

    • Be at least 20 years of Age
       
    • Have completed an application with application fee
       
    • Pass the NYS real estate broker exam with a score of 70% and send notification to the NY Commission (application must be made within two years of examination; failure to do so invalidates the results of the examination); http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realestate/brokerexam.html
       
    • Proof, in the form of original school certificates of 120 hours of approved qualifying course work. The Department of State requires a proctored final exam to be taken at an approved location for all licensing courses.
       
    • Two years of full time experience under broker supervision, three years of full time participation in the general real estate business, or a combination of both
       
    • For more information visit the following link: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realestate/instructions/0036ins.html

     

    Salesperson Continuing Education

    • 22.5 hrs of approved Continuing Education within two year license period, and it must include at least 3 hours of fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property
       
    • for more information visit the following link:  http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realest.html

     

    Broker Continuing Education

    22.5 hrs of approved Continuing Education within two year license period, and it must include at least 3 hours of fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property

    for more information visit the following link:  http://www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realest.html