Next Steps Towards Getting Your Virginia Salesperson License

Next Steps

Congratulations on completing your 60 hours of Virginia real estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing education! The next step is to tackle your licensing exam. For the best chance at success, we recommend the following steps:

  1. Obtain a license application through the DPOR site.
  2. Make an exam appointment through PSI.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the content of the licensing exam by reviewing the exam Content Outline on pages 3-5 of the PSI Candidate Handbook.
  4. If you're still struggling with the topic materials, check out Exam Prep Edge, an exam prep product that helps you practice for both the national and state portions of your licensing exam. Check your account to see if you have already purchased this program with a licensing package, and visit our Exam Prep Edge product page if you have not.

Number of Questions by Topic

The Virginia real estate licensing exam consists of both national and state-specific questions. To best prepare you for the exam, here’s a breakdown of the topics that you’ll encounter on the licensing exam:

National Portion Topics
80 Questions - 105 Minutes

Real Estate Exam National Portion chart

Virginia Portion Topics
40 Questions - 45 Minutes

Real Estate Exam Virginia Portion chart

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