Montana Real Estate License Requirements

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Montana Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Montana State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 70 hours
Colibri Real Estate Montana Course Hours Offered: 70 hours

1. General Montana Salesperson License Requirements

The general requirements for real estate salespersons defined by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation are as follows:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Must have received credit for completion of two (2) years of full curriculum study at an accredited high school or equivalent.

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Montana

Below are credit hours required for the Montana pre-license course to qualify for your salesperson license.

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours70 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Montana

If you meet the general requirements and have completed your required course credit hours, you will need to complete the following steps to get your Salesperson license:

  • Apply for the Montana Salesperson examination
  • Submit fingerprints for a criminal background check
  • Successfully pass the Montana Salesperson licensing exam with a score of 70% or higher
  • Obtain sponsorship from a licensed Montana broker
  • Complete the Montana Real Estate License application

Regulatory Notes:

Obtaining Certificate of Course Completion: Upon completion of the course, Colibri Real Estate will provide you an electronic certificate of completion in your account dashboard. You will need to submit your certificate of completion with your license application. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time, therefore that will be the time reflected on your certificate.

Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: (406) 444-6880
Address: PO Box 200513 301 S Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620
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Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board’s site.

If you hold Real Estate licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state’s requirements.

Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It’s ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.