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FAQ: What documents will I need to submit with my AL license application?

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

Your application requires you to submit:

  • Proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States
  • Proof of age
  • Proof of residency in the United States
  • License Application
  • Proof of high school education or equivalent

See the licensing instructions for a complete list of acceptable documentation of each bullet point.

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

For your Temporary License, you’ll be given a paper application after passing the state licensing exam. When it’s time for your permanent license, yes, you’ll use the AREC Online Services to file.

How much is the AL real estate salesperson license application?

Your AL salesperson license application fee for the temporary salesperson license is $150, payable to the AL Real Estate Commission. You’ll pay $30 to the Recovery Fund and $30 to Research Education, for a total of $210. Your Original License application fee will be $85 per year or $170 for a two-year renewal.

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

See the licensing instructions for a complete list of acceptable documentation for proof of age, education, United States residency, and citizenship, permanent resident alien, or legal presence.

When should I file my license application with the AREC?

You must file your temporary application within 90 days of passing the AL state salesperson exam. The state recommends you time your sending of the application with the processing of your background check.

Can I get an AL salesperson license if I don't work for a broker?

No. State law requires AL real estate salespersons to work under the supervision of a state licensed real estate broker. In fact, you can’t practice real estate until the AREC issues your license to a qualifying broker.

How do I receive an active AL real estate license?

After you’ve completed your pre-license course, state exam, temporary application process, and 30-hour post-licensing course, you’ll be ready for the AL salesperson permanent application. An AL real estate broker must hire you to have an active license.

Where can I check my AL salesperson license application status?

During your pre-license course, you’ll apply to the AREC for an identification number. Use this number to check on the status of your AL salesperson license application with AREC’s online services. You can also contact the AREC by calling (334) 242-5544 or emailing

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

If you’d like a hard copy of your AL salesperson license, request one with the license print and mail form. You may also be able to request one through AREC’s online services or your qualifying broker.

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

You must be at least 19 years of age, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, reside in the US, be a citizen, permanent resident, or legally present in the US, and no felony or crime concerning moral turpitude convictions. Before you apply, you must pass a 60-hour pre-license course and the state licensing exam.

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

Follow the Alabama real estate license application instructions given to you when you passed the state exam. You have 90 days from the date of passing your exam to apply for a temporary license.

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