Requirements for a Broker Licensed in another jurisdiction
**Beginning January 1, 2023**
As per WV CSR §174-2.17a, paper processing of requests for transactions for which are available online will be charged a $10.00 processing fee.
- Have a current
broker license in anther jurisdiction and passed a comprehensive licensing examination.
- Submit National Criminal Background Check
- Provide a Certification of Licensure (license history) from every state you are licensed.
- Pass the state portion of the licensing exam.
- Maintain office space in the State of West Virginia.
Qualifying to sit for Examination
application for exam.
Schedule appointment for fingerprint submission for national criminal history check.
- Upload or include with paper application:
Copy of Driver's License
Irrevocable Consent (non-residents of WV only)
Certification of Licensure (full license report) from each state licensed.
Once your application is approved, you will receive an email from the testing vendor to schedule your exam date. If you do not receive the email from the testing vendor within 72 hours, please contact the licensing department at REClicensing@wv.gov. You have ninety (90) days OR two attempts (whichever comes first) before you have to resubmit an application to sit for the exam.
You have ninety (90) days to apply for a license after you pass BOTH portions of the exam.
Do you need to apply to re-take the exam?
AFter passing the exam
Completing the license application (Associate Broker and Broker)
Submit online application and upload the following:
Broker must also:
Register with the WV Secretary of State's Office and YOU must be listed as member or an officer of the company. The physical address of the company must be in West Virginia.