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Apply for your real estate license

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Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

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What you need for Apply for your real estate license

If you want to become a broker or salesperson, you must meet the following requirements:

The sales application requires:

  • 40 hours of real estate education.
  • Successful completion of licensing exams.

A broker application requires:

  • 3 years of experience working for a broker.
  • 40 additional hours of real estate education.
  • Successful completion of licensing exams.

How to apply Apply for your real estate license

Once you have completed the license requirements, apply online.

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  1. An applicant may use the state's e-licensing and e-permitting portal for the following applications: Attorney broker; reciprocal broker; reciprocal salesperson; corporation, LLC, LLP and general partnership; school approval, instructor approval.
  2. We recommend that you open an online account using the Massachusetts e-licensing and e-permitting portal. This will allow you to apply for licenses, make payments, renew your license and update your contact information through your online account.
  3. Please note the personal or business address that you choose as your mailing address is public record and will be released to anyone upon request.  All applicants must provide a mailing address.
  4. If you have been convicted of a crime you must list all offenses inclusive of OUI, DUI, and Operating after/with suspended license or registration. Dispositions of “continued without finding” (“CWOF”) or “admission to sufficiency of facts” must also be reported. Do not include minor traffic offense(s). Likewise, if you have been disciplined in the past by another licensing authority, you are required to report the final disposition to this Board with you application. 
  5. If applying online, please mail or upload your CORI acknowledgement
  6. The fees are not refundable.  Please note that your application will not be processed without payment of the correct fees. Online applications will accept online payments. All paper applications will require payment to be made via check or money order.
  7. For technical assistance in using the Massachusetts e-licensing and e-permitting portal, please call the ePLACE Help Desk Team at 844-733-7522 or (844) 73-ePLACE between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, with the exception of all Commonwealth and Federal observed holidays. 

 

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