Criminal Background Checks

All applicants for an original Broker, Associate Broker or Salesperson license are required to submit to a state and national criminal background check prior to approval of the application.   All criminal background checks must be completed and received at the Commission prior to or on the date of the determined examination deadline in order for the applicant to be eligable for the next available scheduling.  All criminal background checks have a ninty (90) day expiration. 
To schedule an appointment, please visit: 
Download this form, fill it out and take it with you to your appointment:
State and Federal Background (if authorized by WVSP and FBI)..........................$43.60
You will pay the fee at the time you appear for your appointment.
The results will be transmitted directly to the Real Estate Commission.
We are legally not allowed to share any results via email, mail, fax, etc with any party, including the applicant who submitted to the background check.
If you wish to obtain the information from your record, you may submit to another, paying the fee, OR you may come to the Commission's office in person.  Please call prior to arriving, as the clearance to discuss such things is confidential and limited to few people.  We encourage you call and make an appointment with someone at the Commission's office. 
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