From the Appalachian Mountains, to the prairie lowlands of the Black Belt, to the coastal plains, to the white beaches of the Gulf Coast, Alabama has it all. By getting your Alabama real estate license, you can show your clients what it’s like to live in the Heart of Dixie.
While real estate license requirements vary by state, the overall process is similar. Find all the information you need below to get your Alabama real estate license online.
Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent in Alabama
- Complete a 60-hour pre-license course
- Pass the state exam
Basic Alabama Real Estate License Requirements
You must be at least 19 years old in order to become an Alabama real estate agent. You must also have a high school diploma or GED, and be a U.S. Citizen or have permanent resident status.
How Do I Apply for My Alabama Real Estate License?
You can apply for your Alabama salesperson’s license after you complete the 60-hour pre-license course and pass the state exam. The application must be submitted to the Commission within 90 days of passing the state exam. A license application will be given to you at the test center upon passing the exam.
You must also submit fingerprints for a background check. More information on that process and how to schedule an appointment can be found on the Gemalto website here. The fingerprinting fee is $48.25.
With your application you must also include:
- fingerprint background check
- proof of age
- proof of high school graduation of GED
- proof of citizenship or legal presence in the U.S.
- proof of residency
- application fee of $210.
How Do I Schedule My Exam?
You can take the Alabama Real Estate Licensing Exam by registering with the state testing facility AMP, a PSI business, here. The exam fee is $77.
What Can I Expect During the Alabama Licensing Exam?
You must take your state exam within 6 months of completing the 60-hour pre-license course.
The Alabama Real Estate exam consists of two portions – national and state-specific. You will have 3 ½ hours to complete both portions of the exam.
The national portion contains 100 questions, and the state portion contains 40 questions. The two portions will not appear as separate sections. You must score at least 70% on the exam in order to pass.
Are You Approved by Alabama to Offer Pre-Licensing Education?
PDH Academy is approved by the Alabama Real Estate Commission to offer the 60-hour Real Estate Pre-License Course required to obtain an Alabama Real Estate license. Click here to view our approval. Visit our website at www.pdhrealestate.com to get started today!
Questions about your license application or licensure requirements should be directed to:
Alabama Real Estate Commission
Address: 1201 Carmichael Way
For exam registration information, you may contact PSI/AMP at:
PSI Certification Headquarters
18000 W 105th Street
Olathe, KS 66061
How much money does a Real Estate Agent make in Alabama?
A Real Estate Agent in Alabama earns an average salary of $39,824 per year.
How do I register for the exam?
Registration for the exam can be done with the exam provider AMP. You can register here.