Arizona Real Estate Exam Info

What is required to get a license?

For salespersons:

  • Completed application given by the testing company upon passing the state Broker’s license examination.
  • Arizona State Exam score report.
  • Pre-licensure Education Certificate (90 hours “in classroom”)
  • Contract Writing Course Certificate (6 hrs) - For Salesperson only.
  • Proof of Legal Presence in U.S.
  • Proof of age 18 and above.
  • DPS issued AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card (https://www.fieldprint.com)
  • Sever/Hire as a Salesperson or Associate Broker online.
  • Disclosure Documentation (if you have had convictions, disciplinary actions or adverse judgements against you).
  • Fees: Examination Application and Examination Fees combined (Salesperson: 75$, Broker: 125$). Original License and real estate recovery fund (Salesperson: 60$, Broker: 145$).

For brokers:

  • Completed application given by the testing company upon passing the state Broker’s license examination.
  • Arizona State Exam score report.
  • Pre-licensure Education Certificate (90 hours “in classroom”)
  • Broker Management Clinic Certificates (9 hrs) - For Brokers only.
  • Proof of Legal Presence in U.S.
  • Proof of age 18 and above.
  • DPS issued AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card(www.fieldprint.com)
  • Sever/Hire as a Salesperson or Associate Broker online.
  • Disclosure Documentation (if you have had convictions, disciplinary actions or adverse judgements against you).
  • Fees: Examination Application and Examination Fees combined (Salesperson: 75$, Broker: 125$). Original License and real estate recovery fund (Salesperson: 60$, Broker: 145$).
  • Broker Candidate Experience Verification form LI-226 (Proof of 3 years full time experience as a salesperson or broker during the immediate 5 years preceding application).
  • Original Certified License History (Verify Out of State only).
  • Hire as Arizona Designated Broker (Entity/Broker Status Change Form LI-216).

What score do I need to pass?

The broker exam consists of 80 national questions and 100 state-specific questions (there will be 5 national and 10 state-specific additional pretest questions which will not be scored). To pass, you must correctly answer at least 75% of the questions correctly.

The salesperson exam consists of 80 national questions and 90 state-specific questions (there will be 5 national and 10 state-specific additional pretest questions which will not be scored). To pass, you must correctly answer at least 75% of the questions correctly.

You will receive your score immediately after you complete your exam.

How much time do I have to complete the exam?

For the broker exam: you are allowed 150 minutes for the national portion and 165 minutes for the state portion, for a total of 5 hours and 25 minutes.

For the salesperson exam: you are allowed 150 minutes for the national portion and 150 minutes for the state portion, for a total of 5 hours.

What should I bring with me for the exam?

  • 2 Forms of identification: One must be government issued and photo-bearing with a signature, and the other must contain a valid signature. (Driver’s license, passport, green card, U.S. social security card, debit or credit card).
  • Prelicensure education certificate.
  • Basic (non-scientific) calculator.
  • Broker Candidate Experience Verification Form (LI-226) and certified license history, if applicable.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam is given on a computer and is multiple choice.

What is on the exam?

The national portion consists of the following sections:

  • Property Ownership
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuation and Market Analysis
  • Financing
  • General Principles of Agency
  • Property Condition and Disclosures
  • Contracts
  • Transfer of Title
  • Practice of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Calculations
  • Subdivisions
  • Commercial, Industrial, and Income Properties

The state-specific portion consists of the following sections:

  • Duties and Powers of Real Estate Commission
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Broker/Affiliate Relationships
  • Handling of Documents and Record Keeping
  • Handling of Trust/Escrow Funds
  • Other Improper Activities and Consumer Protection
  • Agency and Disclosure Issues
  • Special Areas of Practice (Timeshare, Property Management, Commercial/Industrial Real Estate)

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