Wisconsin Real Estate License Requirements

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Wisconsin real estate requirements

Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Wisconsin State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 72 hours
Colibri Real Estate Wisconsin Course Hours Offered: 72 hours

1. General Wisconsin Salesperson License Requirements:

The general requirements for real estate salespersons defined by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services are as follows:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Possess a reputation for or record of competency, honesty, truthfulness, financial integrity and fair dealing.

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Wisconsin

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

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours72 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin salesperson examination
  • Submit fingerprints for a criminal background check
  • Successfully pass the Wisconsin salesperson licensing exam with a score of 70% or higher
  • Complete the Wisconsin Real Estate License application

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services 

Phone: 608-267-1813 

Fax: 608-267-1809 

Website: https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/RulesStatutes/RealEstate.aspx 

Address: 4822 Madison Yards Way, PO Box 8935, Madison, WI 53705 

Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. 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.