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SALESPERSON LICENSE

Sample Salesperson License Application

To become eligible to obtain a SALESPERSON license in Alabama, an applicant who does not hold a current real estate license in another state must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or legally present in the U.S;
  • Be at least 19 years old;
  • Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;
  • Show proof of high school graduation or GED;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years.
  • After meeting the education and/or experience requirements, pass the licensing examination.

Additionally, a SALESPERSON applicant must:

Prior to taking the state exam, successfully complete an approved 60 clock hour prelicense course. Applicants have 12 months to pass the state exam after completing the course. If these deadlines are not met, the course must be retaken.
AND
Must complete a 30 hour post license training course within the first twelve months of licensure in order to be issued an original (permanent) license. Further, the course must be completed and original license issued within the first six months in order to maintain an active license.

BROKER LICENSE

Sample Broker License Application

To become eligible to obtain a BROKER license in Alabama, and applicant who does not hold a current real estate license in another state must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or legally present in the U.S;
  • Be at least 19 years old;
  • Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;
  • Show proof of high school graduation or GED;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years.
  • After meeting the education and/or experience requirements, pass the licensing examination.

Additionally, a BROKER applicant must:

Successfully complete an approved 60 clock hour prelicense course.
AND
Must have held an active real estate salesperson license in any state for at least 24 months of the 36 month period immediately preceding the date of application.

COMPANY LICENSE

Any sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, branch office, or lawfully constituted business organization as the Legislature may provide from time to time, which is licensed as a company under Articles 1 and 2 of this chapter.

An applicant for a company or broker license shall maintain a place of business.

If the applicant for a company or broker license maintains more than one place of business in the  state, he or she shall have a company license for each separate location or branch office.

A company license shall become invalid on the death or disability of a qualifying broker.  Within 30  days after the death or disability, the corporation, or the remaining partners of the successor  partnership, if any, may designate another of the officers, members, or salespersons to apply for  a license as temporary qualifying broker.

The original fee for each company license shall be $85 per year for each year or portion of a year  remaining in the respective license period, and the renewal fee for each license shall be $85  dollars per year for each year of the license period.

Every license shall expire at midnight on September 30 of the final year of each license period. This applies to company licenses as well as salesperson and broker licenses.

RECIPROCAL LICENSE

Sample Reciprocal Broker License Application

Sample Reciprocal Salesperson License Application

CLICK HERE TO READ IMPORTANT NOTICE: Requirements for Reciprocal Licensure Change

If you hold an original current license in another state, you may obtain a RECIPROCAL license by doing the following:.

Complete a six‐hour course in Alabama real estate law as specified in Rule 790‐X‐1‐.18 and take and pass the corresponding Alabama portion of the licensing examination
AND
Submit with the application an official "Certificate of Licensure" form (license history) showing you hold a current license in another state. This certification can be obtained from the Real Estate Commission Office in that state. This certification must have been issued within 120 days of our receipt of your reciprocal license application. Exam candidates will receive an application for licensure at the test centers upon passage of the exam.

All reciprocal applicants should follow these links and thoroughly read Section 34‐27‐32(b)(1) and Rule 790‐X‐1‐.18.