View Schedule

NYS Real Estate License (Salesperson)

real estate salesperson license

Become a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with RETC’s Real Estate License Course

RETC offers you the most flexible schedule available for real estate training to complete the 77-hour Real Estate License course. Our proven module approach is divided into 20 sessions that can be taken in any order. Begin the course at any time and go at your own pace – you have four months to complete the Real Estate License program. Some students on the fast track to launch their real estate career can finish in as few as 10 days. Upon satisfactory completion of all 20 sessions, students are prepared to sit for both the RETC and New York State licensure exams.


Real Estate License (Salesperson) Course Packages & Registration

Basic Package

  • 77-hour Real Estate Salesperson License Course
  • RETC Exam Fee

$495.00Add to cart

Professional Package

  • Everything that’s included in the Basic Package plus…
  • School Exam Group Tutoring (2 Session)
  • $50 Credit Toward Your First CE Renewal

$750.00Read more

Platinum Package

  • Everything that’s included in the Basic Package plus…
  • Salesperson Textbook
  • School Exam Group Tutoring (Unlimited)
  • State Exam Group Tutoring (Unlimited)
  • Online Practice Exams
  • Private Proctored NYREI School Exam
  • 1st Renewal (22.5 hrs of CE) included
  • Mix and Match All of NYREI Locations
  • Guidance Counselor & Career Advisor

$995.00Add to cart


Textbook: Course textbook is an additional $50 for Basic and Professional packages or $60 shipped.

School Pickup:

$50.00Add to cart


$60.00Add to cart

Real Estate License Requirements

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must be sponsored by a state licensed real estate broker.
  • Your record must be clear of any felony convictions (some exceptions may apply).
  • You must successfully complete an approved 77-hour qualifying course such as the Real Estate License course from RETC. If you completed the 45-hour salesperson qualifying course prior to July 1, 2008, you may complete the 30-hour remedial course to meet licensure requirements and 2 hours of implicit bias or fair housing. Learn more about the gap courses RETC offers.
  • You must have a current NYS Driver License or DMV-issued Non-Driver ID.
  • You must pass the State of New York Real Estate Salesperson exam.

The Process

  • Complete RETC’s 75-hour Real Estate License Course (Salesperson), finishing all 20 sessions.
  • Take the RETC course final exam.
  • Take the State of New York Real Estate Salesperson exam.
  • Apply for your real estate salesperson license with your sponsoring broker when you pass both exams.

NY State Exam

You must make an online reservation in order to sit for the State exam. We recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible, even if you intend to take the exam in a few months.

  • Real Estate Practice Exams – Get instant access to one of the best Real Estate Exam Prep Guides on the net. Our challenging and easy to use sample tests will help you prepare for your Salesperson or Broker exam.
  • Register for the NY State Exam – Department of State Page where you can actually register for your exam