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Salesperson Licensing Requirements by Exam

Salespersons 3 YEARS = $125

  • Must be 18 years of age - no residency or citizenship requirement
  • Undergo a criminal history and background investigation
  • Must be sponsored by broker after they pass the exam; cannot apply for an inactive license
  • Complete the 60-hour pre-license course from an approved provider
  • Complete the following three courses:

a.  12-hours Buying Practices
b.  12-hours Listing Practices
c.  12-hours Developing Professionalism and Ethical Practices

Persons with an active license in another state may apply by reciprocity or Rule 5.3 as applicable.


The exams are given by appointment only.   To schedule, contact Psychological Services, Inc. (PSI) by calling 1-800-733-9267 or by Website. Exam fees for all exams are $100.00.

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West Des Moines
1001 Office Park Road
Suite 315
Cedar Rapids
Erbs Business Center
4935 Bowling St SW Suite 400
Council Bluffs
1705 McPherson
Suite 300

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