Real Estate Broker License (DOS 0036-a)This license allows the holder to act as an agent in negotiations on real estate and certain mortgages.
Requirements1. Proof of Training/Experience based on education, experience, reciprocity or previous licensure, Always Required
2. Applicant must be at least 20 years of age, Always Required
3. Exam - must pass the NYS Real Estate examination
4. Attorneys admitted to the NYS bar are exempt from exam, experience and educational requirements.
Education for original applicant is 120 hours of approved qualifying education.
|NAME||FORM NUMBER||FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE|
|Real Estate Broker/Associate Broker Application||DOS 0036-a||DOS 0036-a|
|License||$155||For two years|
|Change of Business Address||No||$10|
|Change of Business Name||No||$155||Fee is only for change of business name.|
|Duplicate Pocket Card/License||$10|
Payment Options:Personal Check; Postal Money Order; Charge Card (Visa and MasterCard accepted only)
Duration & Processing
|Average Processing Time:||3-5 Business Days|
|Term/Duration:||Biennial - Permit term is two years|
|Renewable:||Yes - Every two years|
|Automatically Sent:||Yes - Renewals sent 90 days prior to expiration|
Common Denial Reasons: Lack of qualifying experience
Additional Info1. The agency has an appeal process for a denied application.
2. Permit/license must be posted.