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FAQ: Does Washington offer reciprocity with other states?

Does Washington offer reciprocity with other states?

Anyone holding a real estate license with the same or greater capacity in another jurisdiction may apply for a real estate license in Washington, regardless of their place of residence, as long as they have maintained their license in good standing, or were active and in good standing in the past 6 months. Out-of-state licensees making application in Washington will only need to complete the Washington law portion of the state licensing exam.

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Can I obtain my Washington broker license if I’m not a U.S. citizen?

The Washington State Department of Licensing does not list U.S. citizenship among the requirements for applying for a real estate broker license. However, a social security number is required when scheduling your appointment for taking your state exam.

Can I get my Washington broker license if I live in another state?

Yes, you can apply for a Washington real estate broker license even if you live in another state. You will still need to be licensed under a designated broker and affiliated with a brokerage licensed in Washington.

Do I need to get a Salesperson license or broker license in WA?

The equivalent license to a real estate broker license in Washington is often called a real estate salesperson license in other states. In Washington, entry-level real estate licensees are considered real estate brokers.

Do I need to take the WA state exam if I am licensed in another state?

If you hold an active real estate license from another state in good standing, or have held a license in good standing during the preceding six months, you will only need to take the Washington law portion of the state real estate licensing exam.

Does Washington offer reciprocity with other states?

Anyone holding a real estate license with the same or greater capacity in another jurisdiction may apply for a real estate license in Washington, regardless of their place of residence, as long as they have maintained their license in good standing, or were active and in good standing in the past 6 months.

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