Salesperson Pre-License Education | Broker Pre-License Education | Examination
In order to become licensed as a real estate salesperson by the Real Estate Board, applicants must:
In order to become licensed as a real estate broker by the Real Estate Board, you must:
Equivalent courses to Board-approved courses offered by an accredited university, college, community college, or other school or education institution may be accepted for broker pre-license education. Each course must be at least 45 class/clock hours or 3 semester hours. Proof of course completion, including a monitored, final written examination, is required for course approval.
You must complete a Real Estate Brokerage course. In addition to a Real Estate Brokerage course, you must complete either:A) the three Broker-Specific Courses of Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Law; orB) two of the Broker Specific Courses and one of the following Broker-Related Courses:
NOTE: Courses taken to meet continuing education requirements are not acceptable for pre-license credit in Virginia.
ANY PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE COURSE TAKEN FOR LICENSURE AS A SALESPERSON IS NOT ACCEPTABLE AS A BROKER PRE-LICENSE EDUCATION COURSE.Original or certified copies of transcripts are required to verify broker pre-license courses.Chart of Broker Pre-License Education Credit (PDF)for reciprocal applicants from other states.
Applicants must obtain approval from the Board prior to taking the exam.
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