Georgia Broker Pre-Licensing How to Upgrade Your GA Real Estate License
5 Steps Toward Getting Your Georgia Broker License
Getting an upgraded licensed might seem a bit daunting, but we’re here to guide you through the process. Read on to learn the five steps you’ll need to take before upgrading your license in Georgia real estate.
- Already be a licensed real estate salesperson in Georgia.
- Be at least twenty-one years of age.
- Have been licensed as a Georgia Salesperson for at least 3 of the previous 5 years.
Complete 60 hours of approved Georgia Broker Pre-Licensing education.
Pass the course final exam.
After completing the education hours, you’ll need to pass the course final exam. Students must correctly answer at least 72% of the questions in order to pass. The test must be taken in the presence of a proctor. Students who do not pass have one opportunity to retake the test before they’re required to take the 60-Hr. course again.
Pass the Georgia Real Estate Broker Examination.
After completing the course exam, aspiring Brokers need to pass the Georgia Real Estate Broker exam. PSI administers the Georgia Real Estate Broker licensing exam. This test consists of two portions, covering both state and national requirements. For more information, see the PSI candidate exam information here.
Submit your background check.
Before you become licensed as a broker, the state will need to run a background check. No more than 60 days prior to completing an application for license approval, you must obtain a certified criminal history report (GCIC). You can obtain a GCIC report from your local law enforcement office, or submit the request online.
Complete the application.
When you’ve passed the exam and submitted your background report, you can complete the Georgia Broker application.