NH REAL ESTATE SCHOOL
call / text: (603) 225-5266
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through the NH Real Estate Commission
1. Complete the required accredited pre-license education: 40 hour course for salesperson or 60 credits for broker.
2. You MUST take the examination within 6 months after starting the Salesperson pre-license education, but no sooner than completion of the pre-license education.
3. Register for examination through PSI. The NH Real Estate Commission no longer accepts Exam Registration Forms or payments for examinations. For all questions and support regarding Examinations, please contact PSI.
PSI Exams Online - One Stop Solution for Test Takers .
Exam Registration Form and exam fee is submitted directly to PSI: https://www.oplc.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt441/files/inline-documents/sonh/rec-exam-registration-20230109.pdf
4. You MUST take the exam within 3 months after registration.
5. Examinations are administered by appointment morning, afternoon or evening, 7 days per week (appointment availability varies by location) at various PSI Assessment Center locations throughout the country. NH centers are located in Concord, Manchester, Nashua, and Portsmouth - but you can take the exam at another out-of-state assessment location if this is more convenient. Computerized exam results are provided immediately upon completion of the examination.
6. If you do not pass both portions (national & state) of the examination, you must re-take the failed portion(s) of the examination after registering anew for examination through the PSI (re-take exam fee $65).
7. AFTER passing both portions (national & state) then you MUST apply to the NH Real Estate Commission for your real estate license (License Application Form) within 6 months of passing the examination regardless of whether you decide to be active or inactive. Salesperson license is $90, broker license is $110, payable to Treasurer, State of NH.
8. Send the Criminal Record Release Authorization Form to the NH State Police with $25 payable to State of NH Criminal Records (fingerprints NOT required).
9. If you precede or exceed these time limits the NH Real Estate Commission may require you to re-pay for the examination, re-take the pre-license education, and/or re-take the examination.
10. Renew license every 2 years at NH Real Estate Commission (Online Renewal $90 for salesperson or $110 for broker, payable to Treasurer, State of NH). Inactive renewal requires an accredited 3-credit CORE Course; active renewal requires an accredited 3-credit CORE Course and 12-credits of accredited Elective Courses; many Continuing Education renewal courses are also available online.
(see "CE Renewal")
REMEMBER: You have 6 months to take the examination after starting the Salesperson pre-license education, you must take the exam within 3 months after Exam Registration, and you have 6 months after passing the examination to send your License Application to the NH Real Estate Commission. If you precede or exceed these time limits the NH Real Estate Commission may require you to re-pay for the examination, re-take the pre-license course, and/or re-take the examination.
For specific information about
the licensing process,
please refer to the