West Virginia Real Estate Commission
West Virginia Real Estate Commission West Virginia Real Estate Commission

Broker

​​​​​​​​​​​​Requirements for a WV Broker License

​Applicants m​​​ust:

  1. Be 18 years or older and have a​ high school diploma or equivalent.

  2. Have been licensed for a minimum of two (2) years as a salesperson.

  3. Complete two (2) year apprenticeship with a full time broker.

  4. Supply listing, sales, and property management information for a period covering the current calendar year and the previous two (2) calendar years.

  5. Complete National Criminal Background Check.​​


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Qualifying to sit for Examination

  1. Submit application for exam and official transcript of course completion.

  2. ​Submit fingerprints for national criminal history check​.​

  3. Upload or include with paper application:

    • ​​Broker E​xperience and Proof of Salesperson Training F​orm

      • ​L​isting, sales, and property management information for a period covering the current calendar year and the previous two (2) calendar years.

      • Affidavit of Proof of Salesperson training​


Once your application is approved, you will receive an email from PSI to schedule your exam​. If you do not receive an email within 72 hours, contact the licensing department. You have ninety (90) days OR two attempts (which​ever comes first) before you have to resubmit an application to sit for the exam.  Click "Retake Exam" below for information on retaking the exam.

​You have ninety (90) days to apply for a license after you pass BOTH portions of the exam.


After passing the Exams (Associate Broker and Broker)

  1. Submit online application​ and upload the following:

    • ​​Copy of your proof of passing both portions of the exam

    • License Letter - Broker ​(page 15 ​of candidate handbook)

Broker must also:

  1. Register with the WV Secretary of State's Office and be listed as member or an officer of the company.

  2. Upload the following with application​:

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