Arkansas Real Estate Exam Info


- Salesperson applicants
Salesperson applicants must have reached the age of majority, eighteen (18): successfully complete sixty (60) classroom hours of real estate education of which thirty (30) classroom hours must be in the basic principles of real estate, from an accredited postsecondary school or a school or organization licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Private Career Education and Commission Regulation;
pass the licensure examination; and send the proper forms and fees to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than ninety (90) days after passing the examination.

- Broker applicants
Broker applicants must have reached the age of majority, eighteen (18);
successfully complete sixty (60) classroom hours of real estate education of instruction in real estate principles, license law, and commission regulations from an accredited postsecondary school or a school or organization licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Private Career Education within thirty-six (36) months immediately preceding the date of the application and Commission Regulation;
have been licensed as an active real estate salesperson or broker for a period of not less than twenty-four (24) months within the previous forty-eight (48) month period immediately preceding the date of application; however, upon written request such experience requirement may be waived for a real estate broker applicant who has held an active real estate broker license for a period of not less than eighteen (18) months; and Commission Regulation.
pass the licensure examination; and send the proper forms and fees to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than ninety (90) days after passing the examination.

- Applicant currently licensed in another state
An applicant currently licensed in another state and seeking licensure in Arkansas at the same level, may request a waiver of the GENERAL portion of the examination. An applicant who meets all three (3) of the following requirements may be required to take only the Arkansas Law Portion of the Examination.
1) Has passed a uniform, general, or multi-state part of an examination for a real estate license in another state in which the examination is determined by the Commission to meet generally acceptable standards of real estate testing.
2) The other state requires a minimum passing grade no lower than that required for the general part of the Arkansas examination (70).
3) The applicant at the time of taking the Arkansas examination is licensed in the other state.
The Commission, after review, will notify all applicants who are qualified to take only the Arkansas Law Portion of the Examination.

This information was obtained from the Arkansas Real Estate comission web site, for more detailed information please refer to http://www.state.ar.us/arec/arecweb.html