- 1. Comply with the General Louisiana Real Estate License Requirements:
- Be at least 18 years old in order to get licensed in Louisiana
- Have a high school diploma or GED in order to get licensed in Louisiana
- 2. Complete 90 hours in courses - Enroll Today
- Meet the Educational Real Estate License Requirements in Louisiana by completing 90 hours of real estate education in courses approved by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.
- 3. Pass a background check
- Applicants must submit a criminal background history
- Individuals who have been convicted of a felony will need to follow the felony applicant process.
- 4. Take the Louisiana real estate license exam
- Pass the Louisiana Licensing Exam with a score of 75% or higher.
- 5. Find a licensed broker to support you through the process.
- You must be sponsored by a licensed real estate broker prior to getting your Louisiana real estate license.
- 6. Provide proof of mandatory errors and omissions insurance prior to issuance of your license.
- All active Louisiana licensees licensed in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 37:1430, et seq., are mandated to carry errors and omissions insurance
Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Louisiana
This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Louisiana 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.
- 201 - 90-hr real estate fundamental
- 202 - 30-hr license law, rules and regulations, law of agency, civil law and ethics
- 203 - 30-hr broker responsibilities
If a RE licensee completes the pre-license course in the same year as receiving their initial license, they are only required to complete the 4 hour mandatory topic for the year they become licensed.
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.