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FAQ: Do I need to bring a calculator for the AL state exam?

Do I need to bring a calculator for the AL state exam?

A calculator is not required, but PSI does permit you to bring one as long as it is battery-operated, silent, non-printing, and without an alphabetic keypad. Refer to the Candidate Handbook on allowable calculators.

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How many questions are on the AL state salesperson licensing exam?

The Alabama state salesperson licensing exam has a total of 140 questions. You may have up to an additional 10 “pretest” questions that are not scored. Questions about state and national topics are intermixed.

What is included on the AL state salesperson licensing exam?

Your AL state salesperson licensing exam asks about a range of topics. Find the full details in the content outline provided by PSI in their Candidate Handbook. A sample: AL real estate statutes, licensing requirements, title transfer, valuation and market analysis, and disclosures.

How many times can I take the AL state salesperson license exam?

Alabama does not limit the number of times you can take the salesperson license exam, but you must pass it within six months of passing your 60-hour pre-licensing course. If you do not pass, you must wait 24 hours to reschedule your exam.

If I fail, how will I know what I’m struggling with on the AL exam?

Your PSI-provided score report will include diagnostic information related to the exam. This information will help guide your study for the retake.

How long does it take to get my AL state exam results?

Good news! You’ll receive the score report showing if you passed or failed immediately at the test center. If you pass, you’ll receive your Alabama temporary license application. If you fail, you’ll receive a diagnostic report and reexamination information.

I just passed my AL real estate exam; now what?

You’ll receive an AL temporary salesperson license application with your passing score report. You have 90 days from the date you pass the exam to submit the application and its supporting documents to the AREC. Time your submission with the fingerprinting as AREC only has access to your background check for 30 days.

Do I need to bring a calculator for the AL state exam?

A calculator is not required, but PSI does permit you to bring one as long as it is battery-operated, silent, non-printing, and without an alphabetic keypad. Refer to the Candidate Handbook on allowable calculators.

What am I required to bring with me to the AL salesperson license exam

Bring with you to the PSI testing center two forms of acceptable ID with your signature. One ID must be government-issued, such as a Driver’s License, Passport, Military ID card, or Alien Registration Card.

Are there any testing accommodations available for the AL state exam?

Yes. Any candidate with visual, sensory, or physical disabilities that would prevent them from taking the exam under standard conditions may request accommodations by filling out the Request for Special Examination Accommodations on pages 17-18 of the Candidate Handbook.

What are the exam policies at the AL PSI testing center?

Personal items must be left in your car or placed in the provided secure storage area. No electronic devices are allowed in the testing room. Eating, drinking, and smoking are not allowed during the test. You may take a break, but the exam clock does not stop.

How do I retake the AL state exam if I previously failed?

You must wait 24 hours after a failed exam attempt before rescheduling with PSI. You will use the reapplication instructions provided with your score report to register for your retake.

Can I take my AL state exam if I don't have a sponsoring broker?

Yes. Alabama doesn’t require you be hired by a real estate broker to take the state exam. You will need to be hired by one to activate your permanent license.

Do my AL state licensing exam results expire?

Yes. Alabama requires you to submit your temporary license application within 90 days of passing the state licensing exam. Otherwise, you’ll need to either retake the exam or start again with the pre-license course.

How much does it cost to retake the AL state exam?

Each time you retake the exam will cost $77.

I failed my AL real estate salesperson exam. Can I retake it?

Yes, you can. Follow the instructions supplied to you in the prior exam score report. You must wait (24) hours before scheduling your retake. The exam attempt will cost $77.

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