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FAQ: Can I get an Idaho real estate license if I don't work for a broker?

Can I get an Idaho real estate license if I don't work for a broker?

The Idaho Real Estate Commission initially issues all licenses on inactive status. So initially, you can receive your license without working for a broker, but it will not be an active license. Your hiring broker must go to online services and activate your license to change over to active status.

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Where can I get E&O Insurance in Idaho?

Idaho requires all real estate salespersons to have a current Errors & Omissions policy before receiving an active license. The IREC has a group policy held with Rice Insurance Services, or you may be covered under your brokerage’s firm policy. Consult with your hiring broker.

What are the requirements to apply for an ID real estate license?

Before you apply for your Idaho real estate salesperson license, you have to take the pre-licensing education, pass the state exam, and submit fingerprints for a background check.

How do I apply for my Idaho real estate salesperson license?

When you see the message ”RES-OK” in the Online Services, your fingerprints have cleared and you can submit your license application. Unfortunately, you won't be able to submit this application online. You will need to print it out and attach all required documents.

Can I apply online for the ID real estate salesperson license?

Unfortunately, you won't be able to submit the licensing application online. You will need to print it out and attach all required documents.

How much is the ID real estate salesperson license application?

The Idaho real estate salesperson license application fee is $160. You will need to submit a check or a credit card authorization form.

What documents will I need to submit with my ID license application?

You will need to include proof of your legal presence in the United States, a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent see certificates, prior licensure records, and payment for the license application fee.

When should I file my license application with the Commission in ID?

You should file your license application with the Idaho Real Estate Commission as soon as your background check results have been received. Your background check is only valid for six months. Your license exam results are only valid for one year.

Can I get an Idaho real estate license if I don't work for a broker?

The Idaho Real Estate Commission initially issues all licenses on inactive status. So initially, you can receive your license without working for a broker, but it will not be an active license. Your hiring broker must go to online services and activate your license to change over to active status.

What is the difference between an active and inactive license in ID?

If you have an inactive license, you cannot engage in any real estate brokerage activities. An active license means you can work as a real estate agent, perform real estate brokerage activities, and be compensated for work as a real estate professional.

How do I receive an inactive ID real estate license?

The Idaho Real Estate Commission initially issues all licenses on inactive status. Any other changes while actively licensed can be made through online services.

How do I receive an active Idaho real estate salesperson license?

Your hiring broker must go to online services and activate your license. So initially, you can receive your license without working for a broker, but it will not be an active license.

How do I change from an inactive to an active ID license?

Once you hold an Idaho salesperson license, your hiring broker is responsible for activating your license. They will go to the IREC online services to activate your license.

What’s the difference between a ID salesperson and a broker license?

A real estate broker license enables you to receive compensation for assisting with the selling, marketing, or leasing of real estate or other business opportunities or interest; assisting with the transaction; and, to employ salespersons to work under your supervision.

Where can I check my Idaho salesperson license application status?

Go online to the License Lookup on the Idaho Real Estate Commission website. When your name and license number appear, your license application has been approved. No updates are given through email or over the phone.

How do I get a paper copy of my ID real estate salesperson license?

You can go online to the Idaho Real Estate Commissions Online Services to find a downloadable and printable license.

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