There are 4 steps to get your real estate
license in Virginia. Hi, I’m John with Real Estate Express. Before we get started on the 4 steps, let’s
cover the general requirements to get licensed in Virginia.
You must • Be at least 18 years old
• Have a high school diploma • Be a resident in the state of Virginia, and
• Have either a social security number or a Virginia DMV Control Number in order to receive a real estate license Now that we have that covered, let’s get
started on the 4 steps that lead to your new career in real estate. Step 1. Complete the required education. To be licensed as a real estate salesperson in Virginia you must complete the 60 hour Principles of Real Estate course. Our instructors and study materials will help you successfully pass your final exam. Step 2. Pass the state and national salesperson exam. Once you complete the course, obtain the official
real estate transcripts – or a certificate of completion, which is
required for your license application. Step 3. Get a background check. Before you submit your application, you must have your fingerprints taken at a Virginia PSI testing location which is valid for 45 days. Step 4. Submit your application. Download the most recent application from the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation website and submit to obtain your Virginia license. That’s it. It only takes 4 steps to start your new career in real estate.