The Kentucky Real Estate Commission protects the public through the regulation, examination, and licensure of real estate sales associates and brokers. If you still have questions regarding licensing after reviewing the website, please feel free to contact KREC at (502) 564-7760 or PPC.KREC@ky.gov
Requirements for Licensure
Sales Associate: (Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED before taking steps to obtain a license.)
Graphic: Apply for a License in 4 Steps
Steps to Obtain a Sales Associate License
Broker: (Applicants must be licensed as a Kentucky sales associate, averaging at least twenty (20) hours per week for a minimum of 24 months immediately preceding the filing of the application.)
Applicants for a broker’s license must complete all broker education requirements, obtain a background check, pass the broker examination, and submit his/her license application before March 1, 2022 to use sales associate pre-license hours towards a broker’s license.
KREC currently has reciprocity agreements with Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
Steps to Obtain a License Through Reciprocity