Basic Real Estate Licensing Information
The Oklahoma Real Estate Commission (OREC) governs all aspects of real estate licensure for both the Sales Associate and Broker levels. Please visit OREC's website for the latest Oklahoma real estate license requirements and regulations.
IMPORTANT Note about Background Checks:
Oklahoma requires a national background check with fingerprints for all new licensee applications - salesperson and broker. The average background check takes 60 days or longer, so it is recommended that students start the process in advance.
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Oklahoma Real Estate Sales Associate License Requirements
The Sales Associate licensing level is the entry level real estate license in Oklahoma and is appropriate for those entering the field for the first time. In order to become an Oklahoma real estate Salesperson, you must first complete the required course of study and then pass a state administered licensing exam.
Details on all aspects of Oklahoma sales associate licensing and requirements can be found at OREC's website.
After passing the state examination, you must complete post-licensing coursework within the next year. Click here for Oklahoma real estate post-license course details.
Real Estate Broker's License Requirements
A broker license allows a person to do business as a firm and sponsor licensed associates. Upon passing the Oklahoma state license examination, a broker has the option of applying for a license as a broker associate, proprietor broker, branch office broker, managing broker for a corporation or association, or as a broker partner of a partnership.
Note: Oklahoma has 2 levels of broker applicants with differing license requirements:
- those who may supervise associates with a license type of Broker Principal (BP), Broker Manager (BM) or Branch Broker (BB);
- 2 year’s active license experience as a sales associate or broker associate
- 90 hour Broker Course
- 15 hour Broker-In-Charge Course (available in CE courses for $99.00)
- Evidence of 10 real estate transactions in past 5 years
- those who cannot supervise associates, i.e., Broker Associate (BA) license type.
- 2 year’s active license experience as a provisional sales associate or sales associate
- 90 hour Broker Course
Details on all aspects of Oklahoma broker's licensing and requirements can be found at OREC's website.
Nonresident Licensees earning an Oklahoma License: Real estate licensees who desire an Oklahoma real estate license are required to take 3 clock hours of mandatory courses. The 3 clock hours must be taken on Oklahoma specific real estate continuing education courses in the subjects of: Broker Relationships, Contracts and License Code and Rules. (See our Nonresident Licensee Package by clicking here).
Oklahoma Real Estate Examination Requirements
The Oklahoma Real Estate Commission administers exams on a regular basis for both the sales associate and broker licensing levels. Visit the OREC website for more detailed information from the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission.
Students have three years to pass the state exam from the time they complete either the Salesperson or Broker licensing courses.