West Virginia Real Estate Commission
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Requirements for a WV Salesperson License

​Applican​​​​ts must:

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

  2. Be trustworthy, of good moral character, and competent to transact business.

  3. Complete National Criminal Background Check​​

  4. Submit applications, fees, and proof of education.


Qualifying to sit for Examination​

  1. Submit application for exam.

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

  3. Find a sponsoring broker.​

  4. Upload or include with paper application:

​​​​O​nce your application is approved, you will receive an email from PSI to schedule your exam date. If you do not receive the email within 72 hours, please contact the licensing department. Y​​ou have ninety (90) days OR two attempts (whichever 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​

  1. Submit online application and upload the following: 

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

    • Lic​ense Letter - Salesperson (page 13 of candidate handbook)​​​​

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