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Pennsylvania State Requirements

Salesperson Licensing

Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License:

  1. Be 18 years or older
  2. Provide proof of high school diploma or equivalent
  3. Be a U.S. Resident
  4. Have completed 4 credits or 75 hours of real estate education (effective 8/28/18) in Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice within 10 years prior to passing the licensing examination
  5. (Optional)-Possess a bachelor’s degree with a major in real estate or it equilvalent from an accredited college, university or institute of higher learning
  6. (Optional)- Have completed 4 credits for 75 hours of acceptable basic real estate courses at a real estate school, accredited college, university or institute of higher learning located outside the Commonwealth that has been approved by the jurisdiction where the school is located.
  7. Have successfully passed both the State and National exam
  8. Provide background check

Broker Licensing

  1. Be 21 years or older
  2. Provide proof of high school diploma or equivalent
  3. Have worked at least 3 years as a licensed salesperson
  4. Have completed 240 hours of instruction
  5. Provide transcripts of credits of education
  6. Provide a detailed resume of real estate activities performed by the candidate while working as a salesperson and a sworn statement from the candidate’s employing broker confirming that these activities were performed by candidate as a licensed salesperson.
  7. Successfully pass the State and National portions of the PSI Broker Real Estate Exam

 

Salesperson First Renewal Requirements

  1. Complete 14 hours of Continuing Education broken into three, seven hour modules. To see more information regarding first renewal, please visit the state’s website here: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/RealEstateCommission/Pages/Education-Information---Students.aspx


Salesperson 2nd and Subsequent Renewals Requirements

  1. Complete 14 hours of continuing education within biennial renewal cycle
  2. As of April 17th, 2018 must complete 1.5 hours of the 14 credit hours must be in Property Management as a real estate licensee and 2 hours must be in the topic of Advertising. See ruling: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/RealEstateCommission/Documents/Special%20Notices/CE%20SPECIAL%20NOTICE%202018-2020.pdf
  3. Renewal cycle is May 31st of either odd or even numbered years, licensees receive notice two to three months prior to license expiration date via email. To see updated information, please visit: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/RealEstateCommission/Pages/Renewal-Forms.aspx

Broker Renewal Requirements

  1. Complete 14 hours of continuing education within biennial renewal cycle
  2. As of April 17th, 2018 must complete 1.5 hours of the 14 credit hours must be in Property Management as a real estate licensee and 2 hours must be in the topic of Advertising. See ruling: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/RealEstateCommission/Documents/Special%20Notices/CE%20SPECIAL%20NOTICE%202018-2020.pdf
  3. Renewal cycle is May 31st of either odd or even numbered years, licensees receive notice two to three months prior to license expiration date via email. To see updated information, please visit: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/RealEstateCommission/Pages/Renewal-Forms.aspx

 

Exam Provider Information

  1. For scheduling, requirements, fees, etc please visit the testing providers website: https://candidate.psiexams.com/catalog/fti_agency_license_details.jsp?fromwhere=findtest&testid=223 
  2. Please read the Candidate Information Bulletin to be fully prepared for exam day
  3. Contact via phone: 800-733-9267
  4. Contact via email: examschedule@psionline.com