Utah Real Estate Exam Info

To become a licensed Sales Agent an individual must:

  1. Meet the statutory licensing qualifications of honesty, integrity, truthfulness, reputation, and competency.
    Note: an applicant does not qualify for a real estate license if he or she has any felony in the last five years (starting from the time of conviction/plea or completion of any jail/prison sentence) OR if the applicant has any misdemeanor involving fraud, misrepresentation, theft, or dishonesty within the last three years.
  2. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  3. Have at a minimum a High School diploma or its equivalent.
  4. Take 90 hours of approved education at a certified Real Estate Pre-License School as outlined in the Real Estate Pre-License Education Curriculum.
  5. Take and pass the Sales Agent exam.
  6. Submit to the Division:
  • Completed and signed application (issued at the testing center).
  • Signed original school certificates (issued by the real estate school) or Education Waiver (issued by the Division).
  • Signed responses to the Qualifying Questionnaire (issued at the testing center) and supporting documentation to any “YES” answers.
  • Two fingerprint cards or receipt of electronic fingerprint submission and a signed Fingerprint Waiver (issued at the testing center).
  • $147 non-refundable fee ($100 application fee, $12 recovery fund fee and $35 fingerprint processing fee). Note: If the exam is taken at a location in Utah, fingerprints will be taken after the exam. If the test is taken outside of Utah, fingerprint cards can be obtained from the Division or a local police station.

To become a licensed Broker an individual must:

  1. Meet the statutory licensing qualifications of honesty, integrity, truthfulness, reputation, and competency.
    Note: an applicant does NOT qualify for a real estate license if he or she has any felony in the last five years (starting from the time of conviction/plea or completion of any jail/prison sentence) OR if the applicant has any misdemeanor involving fraud, misrepresentation, theft, or dishonesty within the last three years.
  2. Have at least three years of real estate experience.
  3. Accumulate a total of at least 60 points within the five years proceeding application.
  4. Take 120 hours of approved education at a certified Real Estate Pre-License School, consisting of:
    • 12 hours Broker Management
    • 24 hours Advanced Appraisal
    • 24 hours Advanced Finance
    • 24 hours Property Management
    • 24 hours Advanced Real Estate Law
    • 12 hours Utah License Law
  5. Take and pass the Broker exam.
  6. Submit to the Division:
  • Completed and signed application (issued at the testing center).
  • Signed original school certificates (issued by the real estate school) or Education Waiver (issued by the Division).
  • Signed and Notarized Broker Experience Documentation Form showing at least three years of qualifying experience.
  • Completed and signed Broker Transaction Log or Broker Property Management Log showing at least 60 experience points within the five years proceeding application.
  • Signed and notarized Broker Verification Form completed by each Broker with whom the applicant has affiliated during the five years proceeding application.
    Note: Forms must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the broker's signature across the seal.
  • For Principal and Branch Brokers, a notarized letter on the company’s letterhead, signed by a company Officer, Manager/Member or Owner, authorizing the Broker to use the company name.
  • $118 total non-refundable fee ($100 application fee, $18 recovery fund fee).

To get more detailed information go to http://www.realestate.utah.gov/