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How To Get Your Kansas Real Estate License 

6 Steps Toward Getting Your Kansas Salesperson License

Getting your Kansas real estate license might seem daunting, but we’re here to guide you through the process.

Read on to learn about the six steps you’ll need to complete before starting your career in Kansas real estate. To learn about how much it costs to get your real estate license, visit our Kansas Pre-Licensing pricing page.

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To start:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Quick Facts:

  • What is the average KS real estate agent salary? According to, the average full time Kansas real estate agent salary is $74,945 per year.
  • How long does it take to get a real estate agent license in Kansas? Future agents who spend about 20 hours per week on coursework can be licensed in as little as 3-4 weeks.
  • You can use the Kansas Real Estate Agent License Lookup Tool to verify an agent's license status.

  1. Complete 60 Hours of approved Pre-Licensing education

    Successfully complete an approved 60 clock-hour Pre-Licensing course with 30 hours of principles of real estate and 30 hours of Kansas practice courses. Learn more about your package options here.

  2. Pass the course final exam.

    After you complete all the course materials, meet the minimum time requirement, and pass the practice exam, you must pass a course final exam. The minimum passing score is 90%.

  3. Complete the background check requirement

    Next, you must submit a set of fingerprints to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. This is for the purpose of conducting a Kansas and national fingerprint-based, criminal history background check, utilizing records of the KBI and the FBI. For more information click here.

  4. Pass the Kansas Real Estate Examination

    Pearson VUE administers the Kansas real estate licensing exam. This 140-question test is comprised of two portions, covering both general and state requirements.

    You will have 4 hours to complete the exam, 2.5 hours for the national portion and 1.5 hours for the Kansas portion. For more information, see the Pearson VUE candidate exam information here.

    Do you need help passing your Kansas real estate exam? The CE Shop also offers comprehensive Exam Prep tailored to Kansas. If you have any additional questions, visit our Kansas real estate exam frequently asked questions page.

  5. Choose a sponsoring broker.

    To be licensed, you must first be associated with a current and active Kansas sponsoring broker. It's important to find the right broker to work with since this person will serve as your mentor as you start your new career in real estate. Here are some questions to consider during your search:

    • What is their reputation, both locally and nationally?
    • What kind of real estate agents are they looking for?
    • Are they technologically advanced and up-to-date with the latest systems?
    • How do they support their agents with education and training?
    • What kind of commission structure do they offer?
    • Do they offer benefits?
    • Do they provide their agents with leads and marketing material?
    • Is there room to grow with the brokerage?
  6. Complete your real estate license application.

    Lastly, you must submit your application within 6 months of passing your exam. To apply for your Kansas real estate license with the Kansas Real Estate Commission, click here.


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