Pennsylvania Real Estate License Requirements

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensing Requirements

This licensing information is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education requirements established by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson Pre-License Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Have successfully completed 60 hours in real estate instruction as prescribed by the commission.
  • Pass an end of course proctored final examination with a score of 70%
  • Pass the state salesperson licensing examination with a score of 70%; see Pennsylvania real estate license exam prep

Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker Pre-License Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be a high school graduate or shall produce proof satisfactory to the commission of an education equivalent thereto
  • Have successfully completed 240 hours in real estate instruction as prescribed by the rules of the commission
  • Pass an end of course proctored final examination with a score of 70%
  • Have been engaged as a licensed real estate salesperson for at least three years or possess educational or experience qualifications which the commission deems to be the equivalent thereof
  • Pass the state broker licensing examination with a score of 70%; see Pennsylvania real estate license exam prep

Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson First Time Renewal Requirements

  • All Salespersons who are renewing for the first time are required to complete 2 separate 7 hour courses which include:
  • a) General Module – required of any standard salesperson taking CE for the first time AND
  • b) Commercial Module – Salesperson can elect to take this Module for the remaining 7 hours OR
  • c) Residential Module – Salesperson can elect to take this Module for the remaining 7 hours

Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson Subsequent and Broker Renewal Requirements

  • All salesperson and brokers must complete 14 hours of continuing education by May 31 of even number years

Pennsylvania Real Estate Reciprocal Salesperson License

  • Reciprocal States – The Commission has a reciprocity agreement with Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, and West Virginia only
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