How to Get Your Real Estate License in Arkansas

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Arkansas Real Estate License? Real Estate Express taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Arkansas, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Arkansas real estate license requirements.

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Arkansas

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Arkansas Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Arkansas Real Estate License: Salesperson

  1. Step 1: Meet the Arkansas Real Estate License General Requirements
    • You must be at least 18 years old.
  2. Step 2: Complete the Arkansas Real Estate License Education Requirements - Enroll Today
    • You must successfully complete 60 hours of real estate education. Also note that 30 of those hours must be in the basic principles of real estate.
  3. Step 3: Pass the Arkansas Real Estate License Exam and Complete the Application
    • Pass the Arkansas licensure examination.
    • Send the proper forms and fees to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission no later than 90 days after passing the examination.
More about Arkansas Real Estate License Requirements You may submit the application prior to completing the real estate education requirement. However, you must submit proof of completing the education requirement prior to receiving eligibility to take the real estate exam. AREC will issue the Certificate of Eligibility for Examination only after receiving the application information and the education certificate.

A criminal background report and fingerprints must be received by the Arkansas Real Estate Commission before the Real Estate Commission will issue the license. The Arkansas State Police will conduct the background check, take your fingerprints and submit the report to the Commission. To process your application, send the following to the AREC:
  • Completed application to take the real estate examination
  • Completed fingerprint card
  • Submit application fee, Arkansas criminal background check fee, and FBI criminal background check fee. Make cashier's check or money order payable to "AREC".

Online Limitations

Students are given 6 months from their registration date to complete this course. If unable to complete in that timeframe, please contact customer service for extension information.

Governing Agency

Name: Arkansas Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5016838010
Fax: 5016838020
Address: 612 S Summit St Little Rock, AR 72201

Arkansas Real Estate License: Broker

Successfully complete sixty (60) classroom hours of real estate education of instruction in real estate principles, license law, and commission regulations from an accredited postsecondary school or a school or organization licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Private Career Education within thirty-six (36) months immediately preceding the date of the application

Governing Agency

Name: Arkansas Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5016838010
Fax: 5016838020
Address: 612 S Summit St Little Rock, AR 72201

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.