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FAQ: How long does it take to get my OR real estate license?

How long does it take to get my OR real estate license?

Here is a potential timeline for how long it could take to obtain your Oregon real estate broker license:

Step 1: Apply for your license.

-You can submit the applicationwhenever you wish. Oregon requires you to register for an eLicense account. Setting up the account takes around 15 minutes.

-The actual application can be finished within a day, as long you have any needed documentation for upload.

Step 2: Complete the required 150-hour Oregon Broker Pre-License course.

- Taking the course online is the fastest and easiest way to finish the course.

- Online enables you to work on the course at your pace.

- This step can take anywhere from 4-8 weeks, depending on how quickly you complete the course online.

Step 3: Schedule and take the state exam.

- You can schedule your exam through or calling (833) 892-5441.

- Scheduling and taking the exam can be anywhere from 1-3 weeks, depending on testing center availability.

Step 4: Be fingerprinted after the exam

-Once you pass the exam, PSI will take your fingerprints for a background check at the test center.

-Results on the background check take up to (4) weeks.

Step 5: Be hired by a Principal Broker

Oregon requires all real estate brokers to be hired by an Oregon Principal Broker. This broker will activate your license. The time depends on how long it takes to be hired; activating your license will take 1-2 days.

Total Time: 8-16 weeks

It's possible to have your Oregon real estate license within two months. How quickly you earn your license will depend on the time it takes you to complete your course, pass the exam, the background check, and be hired by a Principal Broker.

Related Questions

How do I get my Oregon real estate broker's license?

You must complete the following steps to earn your OR Broker’s license:
1) Apply for a broker license online.
2) Complete a 150-Hour OR Pre-license Broker Course
3) Pass the OR broker state exam
4) Submit fingerprints for a background check
5) Get hired by a Principal Broker

How much does it cost to get my OR broker's real estate license?

In total, it will cost as little as $730.25 to earn your Oregon real estate broker license. These costs are spread out over the entire licensing process and not paid all upfront.

How long does it take to get my OR real estate license?

Earn your OR broker license in approx. 2 months.
1)Apply for your license: 1 day
2)Complete the 150-hour pre-license course online: 4-8 weeks.
3)Schedule and pass the OR state exam: 1-3 weeks.
4)Await for background check results.
5)Get hired by a Principal Broker. License activation takes 1-2 days.

What tests do I need to take to get my OR real estate license?

Applicants must take the Oregon pre-license broker exam, administered by PSI. If you are not applying by reciprocity, you will take multiple tests as part of the 150-hour Pre-license Broker course.

Can I complete the application for an OR broker's license online?

Yes. In fact, Oregon requires you to start the process with an online application for the broker’s license.

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