FBI Report

Individuals planning to applly for a Kentucky real estate license must request a copy of their identification record (FBI Background report) prior to taking the licensure examination, pursuant to 201 KAR 11:430. Failure to do so will void the exam.

There are two options for obtaining the FBI report:
FBI.jpg                       KSP Seal.jpg                                         FBI                                                  Kentucky State Police
                 Cost:$18.00                                                     Cost: $32.00             
             www.edo.cjis.gov​                                           KSP Report Guide​
           Report Mailed to you                                    Report Mailed to KREC
Avg. Processing Time: One Week                 Avg. Processing Time: 4-5 Weeks

Fingerprint cards can be obtained from the following sources:​

  • KREC- 656 Chamberlin Ave, Suite B, Frankfort, KY  40601 (During Business Hours)
  • Education Providers- providers will have a supply of cards to hand out
  • Your local real estate board office

We strongly recomend that you obtain your fingerprints at a local law enforcement agency (police station, sheriff's office, etc.) Note: The Kentucky State Police charge $10 for fingerprinting.

Report information:
  • All FBI reports expire ninety (90) days after the report date of issuance
  • The KREC cannot issue a license without a valid FBI report
  • You have sixty (60) days to apply for your license after successfully passing the exam