FBI Report

Individuals planning to apply 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 11:210. Failure to do so will void the exam.

There are two options for obtaining the FBI report:
Report mailed to you                                    
Avg. Processing Time: One week  

Kentucky State Police
Cost: $33.25
KSP Report Guide
Report Mailed to KREC
Avg. Processing Time: 1-2 weeks

Fingerprint cards can be obtained from the following sources:

  • KREC- 500 Mero Street 2NE09, 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 recommend 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