How to Get Your New York Broker Real Estate License

GET YOUR NEW YORK BROKER'S LICENSE IN 6 STEPS

Qualification Requirements:

At least two years of experience as a licensed real estate salesperson or at least three years of experience in the general real estate field.

Satisfactorily completed both the qualifying salesperson 75-hour course and an additional 45-hour real estate broker course approved by the state.

You have passed the state broker exam.


1

Meet the time requirement as a salesperson or the experience requirement in the general real estate field.

Additional information can be accessed here.
 


 

2

Successfully complete the 45-hour Broker Pre-Licensing course.

Why choose The CE Shop for Pre-Licensing? LEAP is the best of the classroom environment with the convenience of online delivery. We offer an engaging learning experience with the freedom and flexibility of online learning.
 


3

Complete the course final exam with a proctor.

After you complete all the course materials, meet the minimum time requirement, and the pass the practice exam, there is a 100-question final exam. The passing score is 70%. According to state rules, you are only allowed to take this exam twice. That’s why we give you a practice exam first.

You must take this in the presence of a proctor who has been approved by the DOS. You’ll need to schedule an appointment with a proctor in advance. We have a list of proctoring locations available here.


4

Schedule, take, and pass the state broker exam.

Schedule the real estate broker exam via the Occupational Licensing Management System, eAccessNy here. Additional information regarding the state exam can be accessed here.


 

5

Complete and submit the broker license application form with the $150 licensing fee.


 

6

Once the application is processed and approved, the new broker license will be issued.

 

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