- Be honest, truthful and of good reputation.
- Be at least 18 years old.
- Be sponsored by an Ohio Broker.
- Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude.
- Have a high school diploma or its equivalent as recognized by the Ohio Department of Education if you were born after 1950.
- Complete the classroom education requirements:
- Real Estate Principles and Practices (40 hours)
- Ohio Real Estate Law, including instruction in civil rights, housing discrimination and desegregation problems (40 hours)
- Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)
- Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
An applicant for an Ohio salesperson’s license should submit:
- A completed Salesperson Examination Application with fee.
(Note: If you answer “yes” to any of the Ethical Conduct questions, please submit a detailed explanation. Your application will be reviewed by our Legal staff.)
- Proof of completion of the Education Requirements (a copyof official transcripts or course completion certificates)
Once the Division processes a complete application, the applicant’s information is sent to the testing vendor. The testing vendor will process the information and send a Candidate Information Bulletin with instructions on scheduling the exams.
The applicant must pass the State and National portions of the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson exam in order for a license to be issued. Passing score: 70.