Kansas Salesperson’s License Requirements for Out of State Salespeople

The steps required for an out of state Salesperson to apply for a Kansas Salesperson’s license from the Kansas Real Estate Commission (KREC) are:

Complete the Kansas Practice Course This 30-hour home-study course with an online exam is required by KREC. The Kansas Practice Course certificate is valid for six months and is required to take the Licensing Exam.

Pass the State Portion of the Licensing Exam You will receive a score report for the exam. (This score report is valid for six months from the date you pass.)

Submit to a KBI/FBI Criminal Background Check (Your background check is valid for six months.)

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30-Hour Kansas Practice Course – Home-Study Format – $150*

*Plus a $10 shipping/handling fee

  • Review course materials at your own pace.
  • Complete the online course exam with a score of 90% or greater.
  • Download and print your certificate upon successful completion of the exam.
  • A copy of the Practice Course certificate must be sent to KREC as part of your application. This certificate is valid for six months.

Purchase the 30-Hour Kansas Practice Course:

Online: Go to KANSASPORTAL.RAMCOAMS.NETand follow instructions to purchase.

By Phone:  800-366-0069, ext. 2129.

*NOTE – If you are purchasing a home-study course you will not be registering for a class you will be purchasing a product – these are different instructions and processes.

The cancellation fee is 20% of the registration fee.  No refunds or transfers will be granted once the course has begun or materials have been picked up or shipped.

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Kansas State Licensing Exam – $82, retake exams $75

The Pearson VUE Kansas Real Estate Candidate Handbook contains information on requesting a waiver of the general portion and scheduling the State portion of the Licensing Exam and exam procedures. You can download the guide at www.pearsonvue.com/ks/realestate/.

You must pass the State Exam within 6 months of the date on your education certificate.

  • Make an appointment with Pearson VUE to take the State portion of the Licensing Exam, the examination fee is $82, retake exams $75.
  • Pass the timed and closed-book exam on the State portion with a passing score of 70%.
  • When you pass the State section of the exam, a score report will be issued for that portion of the exam.
  • The State Licensing Exam score report is valid for six months. If the license application process is not completed within this six-month time frame you will need to begin the process again.

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KBI/FBI Criminal Background Check – $60

Pearson VUE testing centers have finger-printing/background kits available when you take the State portion of the exam, or you may request a kit from KREC,Your background check is valid for six months.

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