Salesperson Licensing





For beginners entering profession

Earn Your Salesperson License at NYREI

Is the New York Real Estate the right school for you?

With 95% pass rates on the state exam and more than 100K graduates licensed and employed in the real estate industry, the NYREI has been the leading real estate school for New Yorker’s since 1987. No other school offers as many classes, learning formats or scheduling options as NYREI so you can personally customize how to earn your salesperson license.

Which Salesperson Package is Right for You?

Our Platinum packages offers the most resources and value from getting licensed to maintaining your license with continuing education. Our Salesperson Basic package provides access to the course and school exam and lifetime job placement. Books, tutoring services or exam prep can be purchased a la carte.
Salesperson Licensing Packages Basic Platinum
Price $495 $995
77 Hr Course
School Exam
Free Job Placement Assistance
Free Textbook ($50)
Free Tutoring ($45-75)
Free Practice Tests ($49.99)
Free Continuing Education ($189)
Free Career Advisor
Total Value $495 $1,795
YOU SAVE $0 $800

Basic Package


Platinum Package


Salesperson Remedial Course


This course is for Salespersons that received their license prior to July 2008.

How To Become A Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Check your eligibility

Valid NYS Photo ID, Aged 18+, No felony convictions.

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Check your eligibility


Enroll in the NYREI 77 Hr Salesperson Licensing Course.

Enrollment Options

Complete Modules

Complete 20 3.5 hour modules in any order – at any time. NYREI students have 4 months to complete the course.

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Complete Modules

Pass School Exam

Pass the School Exam with a 65% score or better. You’ve earned a NYREI certificate.

Help Me Pass
Pass School Exam

eAccess Account

Create an eAccess account online with New York State.

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eAccess Account

Pass New York State Exam

Pass the 90 minute New York Department of State exam.

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Pass New York State Exam

Get Hired

Get hired by a licensed real estate agency that will be your sponsoring broker.

Broker Seminars
Get Hired

File With NY DOS

File your license online with the New York Department of State.

DOS Info
File With DOS


You’re a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson!

Course Information


According to the DOS:

“A real estate salesperson works for and is supervised by the representative broker. The salesperson acts as the representative broker’s agent. All listings, although perhaps negotiated by a salesperson, are accepted by the representative broker.”

“A real estate broker is responsible for the supervision and conduct of the real estate brokerage business. He or she applies for and holds the license on behalf of the brokerage. This person is known as the “representative broker.” All listings, although perhaps negotiated by a salesperson, are accepted by the representative broker.”

You must get your salesperson license FIRST in order to be a broker!

In order to obtain your Sales License, you need 77 hours of sales class time.
You do not need to have any previous sales experience to become a salesperson, nor are there any prior education requirements. No GED required.
Anytime! Sales classes are offered seven days a week in our Manhattan office (Mon-Thurs 9am, 1:30pm and 6pm. Fri-Sun9am and 1:30pm). We also offer our Salesperson program online.

You may need to take notes during the lessons, so bring a highlighter and a note pad. We also offer our students a textbook authored by one of our certified instructors for a fee of $50.00.

We accept cash, money order, credit or debit card. We do not accept personal checks.

Yes, Platinum Package allows you to combine classroom and Zoom hours.
Yes! Registration is always ongoing, and you can attend the same day. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the class start (for a list of class schedules, click “schedules” on our index tab).
You have four (4) months from the time you attend your first course to complete the sales course and school exam.

NYREI offers its students a one month and a two month extension after four months. We encourage all students to finish within 4 months.

One Month extension fee is $100

Two Month extension is $150.