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Arkansas State Requirements

Arkansas Salesperson Licensing 

Requirements to obtain a Salesperson License:

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. Complete 60 hours of Real Estate education, of which 30 must be in the basic principles of real estate.
  3. Complete fingerprinting and apply for the Real Estate License Examination- (please see all fees, application, and other questions on the state’s website here: https://arec.arkansas.gov/  or any questions about the testing provider see this link: http://www.asisvcs.com/publications/pdf/090400.pdf )
  4. Pass the Arkansas State and National Exam
  5. Send all fees and documentation to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than 90 days after passing the examinations.

Arkansas Broker's License:

Requirements to Obtain a Broker’s License:

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. Complete 60 hours of real estate education, 45 hours must be the commission developed Broker Prelicense Education course.
  3. Have been licensed as an active real estate salesperson or broker for no less than 24 months within the previous 48 month period preceding the date of application. Written request of such experience requirement may be waived for a real estate broker applicant who has held an active real estate broker license for a period of not less than 18 months or has experience acceptable to the commission in a field considered real estate related for a period of not less than 24 months within the previous 48.
  4. Pass the licensure examination
  5. Send all fees and documentation to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than 90 days after passing the examination.

Salesperson Post-licensing 

Complete 18 hour of Post-licensing education during the first  year of licensure

Broker Post-licensing 

The state of Arkansas requires all Brokers to complete 30 classroom-hours of Post-licensing during the first year of licensure.

 

Salesperson Continuing Education 

Every year must complete 7 credit hours of education to include 1 hour with required topic of Personal Safety in the Real Estate Marketplace

Broker Continuing Education 

Every year must complete 7 credit hours of education to include 1 hour with required topic of Personal Safety in the Real Estate Marketplace.

 

Exam Provider Information

 

  1. For scheduling, fees, exam questions, please visit the testing providers website: https://home.pearsonvue.com/ar/realestate
  2. Please read Candidate Handbook and License Application Brochure to be fully prepared on exam day
  3. Contact the testing provider via their online web chat https://home.pearsonvue.com/test-taker/Customer-service.aspx