FAQ – How to Become a MN Real Estate Agent

  1. You must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Complete Prelicense Education Courses 1, 2 & 3 with exam prep.
  3. Pass the required state and national portions of the license exam. You can schedule your exam with Pearson Vue (1-833-273-1946) and must apply for the license within one year of passing the exam, or you will need to re-take the exam and pass it again.
  4. Work with a Primary Broker to submit your application for a license. Only a licensed Broker can submit the application, as you will be working under your Broker’s license.

About Our Prelicense Salesperson Education

The content for each course is Outlined in State Statute from Department of Commerce at this link. “Lay of the Land Course 1” and “From the Ground Up Courses 2 and 3” are the Minnesota approved courses, required before you can begin work under your Broker’s License.

Each section is timed and must be completed in order with a quiz that must be passed. This assures that you understand the material in preparation for the exam. You have120 days to complete the course.

At the end of the course there is an online examination that requires a proctor, a person who signs a Proctor Form saying they saw you take the exam with no assistance from books, notes, your computer, etc. When you have completed the course, a Certificate of Completion is provided and you will need that, in-hand, when you take the Real Estate Licensing examination.Test information can be found here.