Kansas Salesperson Pre-Licensing KS Real Estate License FAQs

Every Question You Need Answered to Get Your Real Estate License in Kansas

We're here to help answer any questions you have about getting started in the real estate industry. Getting your real estate license in Kansas is a big step, so to help we've collected and answered some frequently asked questions below.

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How do I get a Kansas real estate license?

To obtain a Kansas salesperson real estate license, candidates must complete the following steps:

How long does it take to get a Kansas real estate license?

The amount of time to get your Kansas real estate salesperson license varies due to the number of steps involved. Most complete the requirements within a few months. These include completing education, submitting an application for the license, passing the background check, and taking the licensing exam.

How much does the Kansas real estate license exam cost?

The Kansas Salesperson Real Estate Exam cost $82 for both the state and national sections of the test for first-time applicants. Applicants retaking the exam will pay $75. This is a two-part exam (national and state) totaling 110 questions and the time allotted is 4 hours. The KS specific section is comprised of 30 questions and you are given 90 minutes to complete it. The national section of the test is comprised of 80 questions and 150 minutes are allotted to complete this section.

Note: These costs are subject to be changed by the state at any time.

What are the rules for reciprocity for Kansas real estate licenses?

You can find details on the non-resident application here.

What are the continuing education requirements after getting my real estate license?

For salespersons, the state of Kansas requires 12 hours of Continuing Education by their first license renewal date and at each subsequent two-year renewal. Of the 12 hours required for renewal, salespersons must complete 3 mandatory hours in the course Required Salesperson and Broker Core. You can view our Continuing Education courses for Kansas real estate sales license here. You can view our full offering for Kansas real estate education here.

Can a felon get a Kansas real estate license?

Felons can receive a real estate license in Kansas, but the candidate's criminal record must be reviewed and approved by the Kansas Real Estate Commission.

Where do I take the Kansas real estate license exam?

You can schedule your Kansas real estate examination by visiting the Pearson Vue website.

Do you need to have a diploma or GED to get your Kansas real estate license?

In order to become a licensed real estate agent in Kansas, candidates must have at least a high school diploma or a GED.

Can I get a Kansas real estate license online?

Kansas residents may take their real estate Pre-Licensing education online. You can visit the Kansas Real Estate Commission website to confirm if a specific school is approved as an online educator.

What is the average salary for a Kansas real estate agent?

It's difficult to determine an "average salary" of a real estate agent in Kansas. According to Indeed.com, full-time Kansas agents average $70k annually.

How old do you have to be to get your Kansas real estate license?

To become a real estate agent in Kansas, applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

What courses are required for a Kansas real estate license?

Kansas students are required to take two 30-hour Pre-Licensing courses: the 30-Hour Principles of Real Estate course and the 30-Hour Real Estate Practice course.

How much does it cost to get a Kansas real estate license?

The cost of the education portion of real estate licensure in Kansas is as low as almost anywhere in the country. Some students are able to find their Pre-Licensing courses for as low as $200.

Does Kansas have real estate license reciprocity with any other states?

Kansas does not offer state-specific reciprocity, but existing agents can use their previous education and experience to speed up the licensing process. Out-of-state applicants only need to pass the Kansas state licensing exam as the National portion is waived for existing agents.

Agents should learn as much as they can about reciprocity to streamline the application process. Personalized questions related to reciprocity can also be directed to the Kansas Real Estate Commission.


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