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Arkansas State Real Estate Licensing and CE Requirements

Arkansas Real Estate Commission

612 South Summit Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: 501.683.8010
Fax: 501.683.8020
Website: arec.arkansas.gov 

Arkansas Real Estate Salesperson Licensing

Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License:

A. Be at least 18 years old
B. Complete 60 hours of real estate education, of which 30 hours must be in the Basic Principles of Real Estate
C. Complete fingerprinting and apply for the real estate license examination (please see all fees, applications, and other questions on the state’s website here: arec.arkansas.gov. For any questions about the testing provider, see this link: http://www.asisvcs.com/publications/pdf/090400.pdf)
D. Pass the Arkansas state and national exam
E. Send all fees and documentation to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than 90 days after passing the examinations

Arkansas Real Estate Broker Licensing

Requirements to Obtain a Broker’s License:

A. Be at least 18 years old
B. Complete 60 hours of real estate education; 45 hours must be the commission-developed Broker Prelicense Education course
C. 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
D. Pass the licensure examination
E. Send all fees and documentation to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than 90 days after passing the examination

Real Estate Salesperson Post-Licensing

A. Complete 18 hours of post-licensing education during the first year of licensure

Real Estate Broker Post-Licensing

A. Complete 30 hours of post-licensing education during the first year of licensure

Real Estate Salesperson Continuing Education

A. Every year a salesperson must complete seven credit hours of education to include one hour with the required topic of Personal Safety in the Real Estate Marketplace

Real Estate Broker Continuing Education

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

Arkansas Real Estate Exam Provider Information

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