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Real Estate - Non-Reciprocal

Purpose:
This application is for an individual broker or salesperson who holds an active license in a non-reciprocal state.  List of Reciprocal States.     
Prerequisites:
  • Have an active real estate license in good standing in another state
  • Passed a written real estate licensing examination in the state in which you are actively licensed    
  • Successfully complete the state portion of the CT Real Estate Licensing Examination administered by PSI* 
    • The Department of Consumer Protection will review your application to determine your exam eligibility.
    • After the application is reviewed and approved, you will receive an Examination Eligibility Postcard from PSI Examination Services with instructions on how to register and schedule the examination. PSI can be contacted at 1-800-733-9267 or www.psiexams.com.

    • *The General and State portions of the CT examination may be required if an applicant is unable to provide documentation that they successfully completed a written real estate licensing examination in another state.

Required Documentation For Examination Approval:

  • Completed notarized application.
  • A certification of license history/license verification received directly from the licensing authority in every state in which you currently hold or ever held a real estate license. The license history must include how you obtained your license in that state.

After the successful completion of the CT Real Estate Licensing Examination:

  • Brokers: Provide this office with a copy of your passing examination score reports and pay additional fees (see below).  All real estate broker licenses expire annually on March 31st. All new broker licenses activated January 1st – March 31st will be given an expiration date of March 31st of the next year.     
    • If you plan to do business as a legal entity (LLC, Corporation, Partnership) you must obtain a broker license in the name of that legal entity. Follow these application procedures first; then AFTER you have passed the CT Broker Licensing Exam, download the New Legal Entity Application and mail with the applicable fees and your passing broker exam score report.

  • Salespersons: Provide the following: the original passing examination score report(s); confirmation of sponsorship and additional fees (see below).  All real estate salesperson licenses expire annually on May 31st. All new salesperson licenses activated March 1st – May 31st will be given an expiration date of May 31st of the next year.

Applications, Forms & Other:
Non-Reciprocal Application  or  Apply Online

Fees:
  • Broker: $120.00 application fee (non-refundable)
    • The $565.00 initial license fee and $20.00 guaranty fund fee will be due upon the successful completion of the examination.
  • Salesperson: $80.00 application fee (non-refundable)
    • The $285.00 initial license fee and $20.00 guaranty fund fee will be due upon the successful completion of the examination. 

Email Address:
dcp.licenseservices@ct.gov

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