New York Real Estate Licensing

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Salesperson

  • Licensing

  • Exam Prep

  • Continuing Education

  • Professional Development

Broker

  • Licensing

  • Exam Prep

  • Continuing Education

  • Professional Development

New York State Requirements


New York Real Estate Commission

One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12231-0001

Phone: 518-474-4429

Website: https://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/realestate/re_bore.html

New York Real Estate License: Salesperson

Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License:

      • Be at least 18 years old
      • Complete the 75-Hour Salesperson qualifying education course
      • Prior to July 1, 2008, any applicant who completed a 45 salesperson qualifying course may complete the 30 hour remedial course in order to qualify for licensure
      • New York state requires proctoring for the final exam at a location within the state of New York
      • Exams should be scheduled once education has been completed, but days before desired exam date
      • Pass examination administered by the Department of State

 

Salesperson Continuing Education:

      • Renewal periods are every two years from the date printed on the license. Licensees are eligible to renew up to 3 months prior to the expiration date.
      • Must complete 22.5 hours of education to include:
          • 3 hours of Fair Housing and/or Discrimination education
          • At least 1 hour of Agency education
          • Note: In initial two-year licensing term, salespersons must complete 2 hours of Agency
      • A salesperson can complete an approved broker qualifying course and will receive continuing education credit for completion of the course. The broker course does not meet the mandatory 3 hour Fair Housing requirement

New York Real Estate License: Broker

Requirements to Obtain a Broker License:

      • Be 20 years or older
      • Complete 120 hours of education
      • Have been actively participating in the general real estate brokerage business as a licensed real estate Salesperson under the supervision of a licensed real estate Broker for a period of no less than 2 years, or have the equivalent experience for 3 years in the general real estate business¬†
      • Completion of a school-administered proctored exam is required
      • New York state requires proctoring for the final exam at a location within the state of New York
      • Exams should be scheduled once the education has been completed, but days before the desired exam date
      • Pass exam provided by the state

 

Broker Continuing Education:

      • Renewal periods are every two years from the date printed on the license. Licensees are eligible to renew up to 3 months prior to the expiration date.
      • Must complete 22.5 hours of education to include:
          • 3 hours of Fair Housing and/or Discrimination education
          • At least 1 hour of Agency education

New York Real Estate Examinations

      • State exams are taken through eAccessNY
      • Phone: 518-474-4429