Kansas Salesperson Pre-Licensing
Kansas Real Estate License FAQs
Every Question You Need Answered to Get Your Real Estate License in Kansas
We're here to help answer any questions you have about getting started in the real estate industry. Getting your real estate license in Kansas is a big step, so to help we've collected and answered some frequently asked questions below.
How do I get a Kansas real estate license?
To obtain a Kansas salesperson real estate license, candidates must complete the following steps:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Successfully complete 30 hours of Principles of Real Estate
- Complete a background check
- Successfully pass the Kansas Salesperson Real Estate Exam
- Successfully complete 30 hours of Practice course
- Be sponsored by an actively licensed real estate broker
- Submit the licensing application and required fee to the Kansas Real Estate Commission
How long does it take to get a Kansas real estate license?
The amount of time to get your Kansas real estate salesperson license varies due to the number of steps involved. Most complete the requirements within a few months. These include completing education, submitting an application for the license, passing the background check, and taking the licensing exam.
How much does the Kansas real estate license exam cost?
The Kansas Salesperson Real Estate Exam cost $82 for both the state and national sections of the test for first-time applicants. Applicants retaking the exam will pay $75. This is a two-part exam (national and state) totaling 110 questions and the time allotted is 4 hours. The KS specific section is comprised of 30 questions and you are given 90 minutes to complete it. The national section of the test is comprised of 80 questions and 150 minutes are allotted to complete this section.
Note: These costs are subject to be changed by the state at any time.
What are the rules for reciprocity for Kansas real estate licenses?
You can find details on the non-resident application here.
What are the continuing education requirements after getting my real estate license?
For salespersons, the state of Kansas requires 12 hours of Continuing Education by their first license renewal date and at each subsequent two-year renewal. Of the 12 hours required for renewal, salespersons must complete 3 mandatory hours in the course Required Salesperson and Broker Core. You can view our Continuing Education courses for Kansas real estate sales license here. You can view our full offering for Kansas real estate education here.
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