Connecticut Real Estate License

Definition - What does Connecticut Real Estate License mean?

The Connecticut Real Estate Commission, part of the Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection, manages real estate licensing in the state of Connecticut. Real estate licenses are available for salespeople and brokers. Attaining a salesperson license requires the following:
  • 18 years of age
  • Endorsed by a broker
  • 60-hour course approved by the Connecticut Real Estate Commission
The broker license requires 2 years of salesperson experience and a 120-hour course. An $80 application fee is imposed for the salesperson license, and a $120 fee for a broker license. Additional fees of $285 and $565 are required for the receipt of the salesperson and broker licenses, respectively.

PSI Exams administers the exam, which costs a fee of $60 due at the time of registration. Broken into two sections, the exam covers a general section and a state-specific section. The general section consists of 80 questions, while the state section consists of 30 questions. In total, both sections together make up a 110-question exam that must be completed in 165 minutes. Up to 10 pretest questions are often included in the exam. Pretest questions do not count toward the participant’s score. Individuals will pass with a score of 70% or above.

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Connecticut offer reciprocity licenses to individuals who have previously received a license in one of the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee. Typically individuals seeking a reciprocity license will only need to complete the Connecticut specific exam and can skip the general exam.

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