Salesperson License Requirements

Salesperson Pre-Licensing Checklist

If you meet the requirements below, use this step-by-step guide to obtain a Kansas Real Estate Salesperson license.

Pursuant to K.S.A. 58-3043,  the Commission may restrict or deny an applicant’s license.

The Commission will not process an incomplete application. The $125.00 license fee will be refunded if the application is incomplete or denied by the Commission.

Applicants Must:

1.    Be at least 18 years of age.

2.     Have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

3.     Show proof of successful completion of sixty (60) hours of salesperson pre-license education courses approved by KREC.

4.     Comply with all application procedures required by KREC.

5.     Pass the real estate salesperson license exam before the course certificate expires.   

6.     Affiliate with a licensed Kansas Real Estate Broker;  application must be signed by a supervising or branch broker certifying the applicant’s honesty, trustworthiness, and good reputation and acknowledging any pending charge, conviction, diversion, or suspended imposition of sentence received by the applicant.
  • An original license cannot be issued on inactive status. 

Supporting Documentation

Submit the following with the license application, if applicable:

1.     Supporting documentation concerning any of the following:
  • denial, revocation, suspension, voluntary surrender of license or any other disciplinary action taken against any professional or occupational license or certificate ever held by the applicant (include a copy of the disciplinary order and explanation);
  • a final court judgment from real estate related litigation filed against the applicant or a real estate company owned in whole or part by the applicant (include an explanation and a copy of the settlement agreement);
  • any pending misdemeanor or felony charges, any conviction of a criminal offense, or any diversion or suspended imposition of sentence for a criminal offense. Include a letter explaining the offense. If requested by the Commission, submit all documentation related to the criminal action.
2.     If the applicant is reporting disciplinary action, charges, or convictions, the Commission recommends submission of the following:
  • Letters of recommendation or character references
  • Certificates of completion for any treatment, therapy, victim panel, or group program
  • A resume including scholastic, community, volunteer, and work experience
  • A statement regarding the applicant's character, the nature and extent of any rehabilitation, or mitigating circumstances concerning illegal activities or conduct