Washington Real Estate License Requirements

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Washington real estate requirements

How To Get Your Real Estate Broker License in Washington

Washington State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 90 hours
Colibri Real Estate Washington Course Hours Offered: 90 hours

1. General Washington Broker License Requirements

The general requirements for real estate broker license defined by the Washington State Department of Licensing are as follows:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED

2. Broker License Education Requirements in Washington

Below are credit hours required for the Washington pre-license course to qualify for your broker license.

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours90 hours

3. Additional Broker License Requirements in Washington

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 Broker license:

  • Successfully pass the Washington broker licensing exam with a score of 70% or higher
  • Submit fingerprints for a background check
  • Complete the Washington 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.

Roster: Rosters for both the 60-hour Fundamentals course and the 30-hour Practices course are submitted electronically to PSI/AMP every business day.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Washington State Department of Licensing
Website: https://www.dol.wa.gov
Phone: 360-664-6488 or 360-664-6500
Fax: 360-586-0998
Address: Real Estate Licensing Department of Licensing, PO Box 3917 Seattle, WA 98124
Washington License Lookup Website
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The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Washington Real Estate Commission. 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.