Nevada Salesperson Pre-Licensing NV Real Estate Agent FAQs

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Real Estate Agent in Nevada

We're here to help answer any questions you have about getting started in the real estate industry. Getting your real estate license in Nevada is a big step, so to help we've collected and answered some frequently asked questions below.

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How do you get a real estate license in Nevada?

Getting a real estate license in Nevada entails the following:

  1. Complete an approved 90-Hr. Nevada Pre-Licensing course
  2. Submit your fingerprints for a background check
  3. Pass the Nevada Salesperson Real Estate Examination
  4. Complete the Nevada Salesperson application ($125 dollar application fee)

Can you get a Nevada real estate license if you have a felony or misdemeanor?

During the Nevada Salesperson application process, applicants submit their fingerprints and the state performs a background check. A criminal history may affect your ability to receive a real estate license in the State of Nevada.

Can you get a Nevada real estate license online?

Aspiring real estate agents can complete all Pre-Licensing coursework online, but the education provider must be approved by the Nevada Real Estate Division. Visit this page for a comprehensive list of Nevada’s approved providers.

How long does it take to get a real estate license in Nevada?

The average time it takes to receive a Nevada Salesperson License depends on various factors. The biggest consideration is the time it takes to complete the Pre-Licensing coursework. Most students complete the education requirements in 3-4 months, while others complete the coursework in as little as a month. Once the coursework is completed, there are additional steps that require time considerations. This includes scheduling and passing the Nevada real estate exam & submitting the Nevada Salesperson application.

What are the requirements to get a Nevada real estate license?

There are very few requirements to become a real estate agent in Nevada. Applicants must be over 18 years of age and willing to submit to a background check.

Where do I take my Nevada real estate license exam?

Students can take their Nevada Salesperson Real Estate Exam in the presence of a proctor at an approved testing facility. Pearson VUE, the company who oversees all testing, details available locations and times on their website.

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