FAQ: Washington Frequently Ask Questions Real Estate License
Washington Frequently Ask Questions Real Estate License
On this page you will find a full list of frequently asked questions about how to get your Washington real estate license, the Washington real estate broker course, how to prepare for the WA state exam, how to renew your WA real estate license, and general real estate profession questions.
About the WA State Real Estate Education Requirements
If I already hold a law degree, do I still need the WA 90-hour course?
Can military experience replace the requirement for a WA application?
Can I waive the education requirements for my Washington application?
How many hours of education are required for a WA broker license?
How do I receive my WA pre-license course completion certificate?
Can I take the WA pre-license courses if I’m still in high school?
How many questions are on the Washington pre-license course exam?
How can I take the 90-hour real estate broker pre-license course?
What coursework is required if I want to apply for a license in WA?
Do I need a high school diploma to get my Washington broker license?
Applying for a WA Real Estate License
For how long are the WA course certificates of completion valid?
If I pass the exam and meet all requirements will I get my WA license?
What documents are required for my WA real estate license application?
Certified completion of pre-licensure education
Criminal background report
Payment of $146.25 application fee
What is “errors and omissions” insurance in WA?
What do I do once I have successfully passed the WA state exam?
Real Estate License Renewal in WA
What is the cost of renewing my WA broker license?
How do I get my WA real estate license reinstated once it has expired?
Is there a grace period for renewing my WA broker license?
How do I renew my broker license in Washington?
What is the education requirement for renewing my license in WA?
How often do I need to renew my WA real estate broker license?
Scheduling Your WA State Real Estate Licensing Exam
What information is needed when I schedule my WA exam appointment?
Can I miss or cancel appointment less than one day prior to my exam?
How can I cancel and reschedule my test after I’ve made an appointment
Can I get my WA real estate license if I am not a WA resident?
How to schedule my Washington exam if I am licensed in another state?
How long does it take to register and schedule my WA State exam?
How do I find a WA test center near me?
How do I schedule my WA real estate exam for a broker license?
Taking the WA State Licensing Exam
If I fail my exam will I know what areas I need to focus for a retake?
I failed the WA state broker licensing exam. What do I do now?
How long will it take for the testing center to issue my test results?
Do I need to take the WA state exam if I’m licensed in another state?
How far ahead of time should I arrive for my exam appointment?
Could I bring a calculator to my WA broker license exam?
Can I eat a snack or drink a bottle of water during my test?
What items may I take into my WA broker licensing exam appointment?
What are considered acts of misconduct when taking the WA state exam?
What security procedures will be in place during the state examination
Who do I contact if I have a question about the WA state exam?
May I take a pencil or paper into my Washington broker licensing exam?
How do I pay for the Washington state licensing exam?
What is the cost of the Washington state licensing exam?
How far in advance do I need to schedule my WA state licensing exam?
Who administers the state exam for a WA real estate broker license?
WA Disclosing Prior Criminal Activity
Can I get my Washington broker license if I have a prior conviction?
What does the WA State Department of Licensing consider a conviction?
How should I disclose any prior criminal activity to the WA Department
WA License Qualifications and Requirements
How do I get a real estate salesperson license in Washington?
Is there an age requirement for getting a Washington broker license?
Do I need a high school diploma to get a Washington broker license?
How long will it take to get my Washington real estate broker license?
Do I need to be a Washington resident to apply for a WA broker license
Do I need to provide a Social Security number to apply for a license?
Can I practice real estate on my own if I get a WA broker license?
Can I get my WA broker license if I have a past arrest or conviction?
What are the requirements for applying for a broker license in WA?
- Be at least 18 years old
- Earn a high school diploma or equivalent
- Complete 90 hours of approved real estate education
- Be ready to answer legal and criminal background questions
What could keep me from receiving approval for a WA broker license?
Are there any license accommodations for members of the military?
What is the cost of obtaining a Washington real estate broker license?
Is there a way to shorten the time it takes to get my WA license?
Are attorneys exempt from the requirements for obtaining a WA license?
What examinations do I need to take to get my WA broker license?
What steps do I need to take to get my WA real estate broker license?
Step 2: Schedule Your State Real Estate Broker Exam
Step 3: Pass the State Real Estate Broker Licensing Exam
Step 4: Complete fingerprinting
Step 5: Apply for Your Washington real estate broker license
Is a character assessment required as part of the application process?
What are the character questions on the WA broker license application?
WA Real Estate Profession Related Questions
When is a real estate broker license required in Washington?
What am I able to do with my Washington broker license?
WA RealEstateU Related Question
Is the RealEstateU Washington pre-license course state approved?
WA Reciprocity and Out-of-State Licensees
Can I obtain my Washington broker license if I’m not a U.S. citizen?
Can I get my Washington broker license if I live in another state?
Do I need to get a Salesperson license or broker license in WA?
Do I need to take the WA state exam if I am licensed in another state?
Does Washington offer reciprocity with other states?
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