Mississippi Broker MS Real Estate Broker License FAQs

Every Question You Need Answered to Get Your Mississippi Real Estate License

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

How do I become a Mississippi real estate Broker?

To get a Mississippi real estate Broker license, you must complete the following steps as required by the Mississippi Real Estate Commission:

  • Have held a real estate Salesperson license for at least 12 months
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Be a resident of Mississippi at the time of application
  • Complete 60 hours of approved Mississippi Broker Pre-Licensing education
  • Pass the course final exam
  • Complete your real estate Broker license application
  • Pass the Mississippi real estate Broker examination

Can I get my Mississippi real estate license online?

Yes, the state of Mississippi allows a future real estate Broker to earn their real estate license online. If you’re interested in getting your Mississippi real estate Broker license online, here’s how you can get started today.

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

The time it takes to get a Mississippi real estate Broker license can vary. It may take up to a few months to complete the required Pre-Licensing education, schedule and take the state licensing examination, and submit your request for licensure.

How much does it cost to get a Mississippi real estate Broker license online?

The Mississippi Broker application and one year's use of license is $150. The renewal fee for a two-year period is $150. The licensing exam fee is $75.

What is the difference between a Mississippi Broker and a Mississippi Salesperson?

In most cases, a real estate Salesperson in Mississippi is less experienced than a Broker. There are also more requirements to become a Broker than there are to become a Salesperson.

Can I become a Mississippi Real Estate Broker if I have felonies or misdemeanors?

If you have ever been convicted of a felony, you must appeal to the Mississippi Real Estate Commission for permission to become licensed. You will also be required to submit a criminal background history. For more detail, visit or contact MREC.

How old do you have to be to get a real estate license in Mississippi?

To get your Broker license in Mississippi you need to be at least 21 years old.

Is residency in Mississippi required to receive a license in the state?

Yes, you must be a resident of Mississippi to get a real estate license.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for a Mississippi Broker?

You need 16 total total hours of Continuing Education, and the license renewal period is every two years.

What states does Mississippi have license reciprocity agreements with?

Mississippi does have reciprocity agreements with other states, though the details vary by state. Contact the MREC for specific requirements in your case.

Where do I take my Mississippi real estate license exam?

There are multiple places to take your Mississippi real estate license exam, and it’s not just in Mississippi. The following are the approved locations to take your exam:

  • Jackson, MS
  • Metairie, LA
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Mobile, AL
  • Memphis, TN

Is the Mississippi real estate exam hard?

The level of difficulty for real estate education varies for each student. That’s why it’s so important to enroll in our Exam Prep Edge so you not only know what is on the Mississippi Real Estate Broker License Exam, but you’ll have the confidence to pass.

What is the average salary for a MIssissippi real estate Broker?

According to ZipRecruiter.com, the average annual salary for a Mississippi real estate Broker is $84,845. The site adds that the typical range for Broker salaries in the state is $51,990 (25th percentile) to $88,816 (75th percentile). As for top-end earners, a Broker in Mississippi can make as much as $129,975 annually.