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How To Get Your Missouri Real Estate License

5 Steps Toward Getting Your Missouri Salesperson License

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

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

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To start, you must be at least 18 years of age.

Quick Facts:

  • What is the average MO real estate agent salary? According to, the average full time Missouri real estate agent salary is $74,601 per year.
  • How long does it take to get a real estate agent license in Missouri? 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 Missouri Real Estate Agent License Lookup Tool to verify an agent's license status.

  1. Complete 72 Hours of approved Pre-Licensing education.

    Successfully complete an approved 72 clock-hour Pre-Licensing course. This includes a 48-hour Pre-Licensing course, followed by the Missouri 24 hour Real Estate Practice (MREP) class. 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, there is a course final exam. The minimum passing score is 75%.

  3. Pass the Missouri real estate examination.

    PSI administers the Missouri real estate licensing exam. This 140 question test has two portions, covering both state and national requirements. There are 100 questions for the national section and 40 for the state portion. You will have 4 hours to complete both. For more information, see the PSI candidate exam information here.

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

  4. Complete the background check/fingerprint requirement.

    You must submit a set of fingerprints through the statewide vendor IDEMIA. This is for the purpose of conducting a Missouri and national fingerprint-based criminal history background check utilizing records of the FBI. For more information click here.

  5. Complete your real estate license application.

    Click here to apply for your Missouri real estate salesperson license with the Missouri Division of Professional Registration.


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