Pennsylvania Salesperson Pre-Licensing

How to Become a Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent

6 Steps Toward Getting Your Pennsylvania Salesperson License

Getting licensed for your new career might seem a bit daunting, but we’re here to guide you through the process. Read on to learn the six steps you’ll need to take before starting your career in Pennsylvania real estate.




Successfully complete the 75-hour course on Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice with an approved education provider.

You can view the details of the courses along with our packages here.

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LEAP is an advanced web-based platform designed specifically for real estate professionals. Each course combines up-to-date real estate education with the flexibility and convenience of online learning. Courses are taught using real-world scenarios and practical examples to prepare you for a promising career while providing the knowledge you need to pass your PA real estate licensing exam.



Successfully pass the course final exam with an approved proctor.

After you complete all the course material, meet the minimum time requirement, and pass the practice exam, you’ll be prepared to take a 70-question final exam for each course. The minimum passing score is 75%.

You must take each final in the presence of a proctor. You’ll need to schedule an appointment with a proctor in advance. Find out more about our online proctoring here.


Choose a sponsoring broker to support you through the process.

To start a career in real estate in Pennsylvania you must have a broker to sponsor you through the licensing process and provide you with a launch pad for your new career. This broker will be a career and education mentor providing you with an inside view into the day-to-day operations of a real estate agent. Do your research and find a brokerage that reflects your values, interests, and market niche. Remember that you’ll represent the broker you choose, and they will represent you.

It’s important to find a good fit when picking a broker to work with and it’s a key factor to becoming a successful PA real estate agent. The following questions will help you find the right broker:

  • What is their reputation, both locally and nationally?
  • What kind of real estate agents are they looking for?
  • Are they technologically advanced and up-to-date with the latest systems?
  • How do they support their agents with education and training?
  • What kind of commission structure do they offer?
  • Do they offer benefits?
  • Do they provide their agents with leads and marketing material?
  • Is there room to grow with the brokerage?



Schedule the Pennsylvania salesperson licensing exam via PSI Exams Online.

Details and instructions for completing this requirement are available in the PA Candidate Information Bulletin through PSI.



Complete the online application via the Pennsylvania Online Licensing Registration system.

Details and instructions for the online application are available here.



Receive licensing approval and get issued a license for Pennsylvania.

Once your application is approved, a Pennsylvania real estate salesperson license will be issued to you. With your new license, a great mentor, and the real estate knowledge gained from The CE Shop’s courses, you are ready for a new career as a real estate agent.

To keep your license active and be eligible for renewal, take advantage of The CE Shop to complete your required real estate Continuing Education courses.


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