Nevada Real Estate License Requirements

License Requirements

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Want to know more about getting a Nevada real estate license? Allied Real Estate Schools has what you need to complete your education and get your real estate career off the ground. Becoming a real estate salesperson in Nevada can be an exciting new experience in a state filled with opportunity. Here are a few things you’ll need to know before you get started. This page will take you through what it takes to get your real estate license and start a new career.

How to Get Your Nevada Real Estate License

Nevada License Requirements Include:

  • Age – You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Residence – You must reside within the U.S.
  • Experience – None required.
  • Background – Submit two fingerprint cards from an approved service.
  • Education – Must have high school diploma or equivalent.

What is the pre-license education that is required?

In order to get your real estate license in Nevada, you need to complete 90 hours of approved Nevada pre-license real estate education (or college equivalent) with an approved and real estate education provider.

  • 45 hours or 3 college credits Real Estate Principles.
  • 45 hours or 3 college credits Real Estate Law (must include 18 hours Nevada law).

When can I take the Nevada real estate license exam?

Once you’ve completed your pre-license education and receive a passing grade, you can then apply to take the Nevada Real Estate License Test. The test is composed of a state and national section in which a passing grade on each is required to receive your real estate license. PSI examination services administers the state exam.

How do I apply for the real estate license exam?

You will need to complete your exam application and pay fees, provide evidence of completion of your real estate pre-license education and meet the basic state requirements before you can schedule your exam.

When do I apply for a real estate license?

Once you pass the Nevada real estate license exam, you will get a license application, which must be submitted to and approved by the Nevada Real Estate Division. If you have completed your real estate classes, submit your transcripts with your license application. You will be required to provide evidence of completion of all three required courses before your new license can be issued.

The application must be completed and returned, along with the appropriate fee and real estate license requirements (fingerprints, residency information, etc.)

Where do I get the application for my license?

You can instantly download the license exam application from the Nevada Real Estate Division website.

What length of time is my license good for?

Your Nevada real estate license will be issued for a four-year period. It should be renewed prior to the expiration date. Before you renew your license, there are continuing education requirements to fulfill.

What are the post-license (first renewal) education requirements?

You must complete 30 hours of post-license education within the first year after your license is issued to keep your license status active. Please note that all of these courses must be taken via live instruction.

How can I meet CE education requirements (subsequent renewals after first renewal)?

To keep your license active, you must complete 24 hours of continuing education every two years, resulting in a total of 48 hours during the four-year renewal period. Please note that at least 12 of the 24 hours every two years must be completed via live instruction.

Can I renew my real estate license after it expires?

Allied can help you with all of your renewal needs! If your Nevada real estate license expires, you have the opportunity to renew it up to two years after the expiration date. However, you cannot perform real estate activities that require a license until you pay the late renewal fees and file an application. You must also satisfy all continuing education real estate classes within four years of filing the application. Enroll in a renewal course at Allied – we have the courses to fulfill Nevada state requirements.

About the Real Estate Career

What does a Nevada Real Estate Agent do?

Nevada real estate salespersons help clients to sell and buy homes or properties. Agents work hard to find clients and help them negotiate the best price on the property. They also prepare all the documents and contracts involved in the sale for their clients.

Where does a real estate salesperson work?

Some real estate salespersons work from home offices or office buildings and spend a good amount of time showing properties to potential buyers.

What do real estate salespersons make?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a real estate salesperson makes an average hourly wage of $19.71 in 2014. The top ten percent of salespersons made more than $50.61 an hour.* Location and the economy have a big impact on what an agent can make.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents (website visited February 15, 2016).
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