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Real Estate Salesperson License Process - Pennsylvania

  • Register and complete (pass) the two required courses: Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice.

  • The Real Estate Institute will email you a transcript after course completion.

  • Apply to take the PSI state licensing exam by submitting an application, payment of $49 and a copy of your transcript, after making 2 copies - one for later use and one for your records.

  • PSI will mail you an examination eligibility notice to use for scheduling your exam. There are three testing locations: Bala Cynwyd, Bristol and King of Prussia.

  • After you pass the PSI State Licensing examination, you must identify a broker to sponsor you and complete the licensing application within three (3) years of your examination pass date.

  • Your sponsoring broker completes his/her section of the state licensing application. You must obtain a background check online or by mail, send a copy of your examination pass report and include a copy of your original transcript and license fee. All licensing materials and the application must be mailed directly to the PA Real Estate Commission.

  • The PA Real Estate Commission will mail your Real Estate Salesperson license to the sponsoring broker's office.

Pennsylvania/New Jersey Dual Salesperson License

Pennsylvania salesperson wanting to become licensed as a New Jersey salesperson

  • Take 15 hours of a broker pre-licensure course in Pennsylvania at a school approved by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

  • Complete a New Jersey Salesperson Waiver Application.

  • Submit a current Certificate of Licensure from the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission (an original document issued within 30 days).

  • Attach a transcript certifying to the successful completion of the 15-hour broker course (transcripts must state that these credits would be applied towards the broker credits required in Pennsylvania).

  • Submit a money order or certified check for $25 (non-refundable processing fee). If your application is approved, you will be issued a Certificate of Eligibility, which you must present to the test site center supervisor at the time of examination.

For more information call the NJ Real Estate Education Bureau at 609-292-7272 ext. 50305 or