All applicants for a real estate salesperson license in the state of Louisiana must:

  1. be at least 18 years of age;
  2. have obtained a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED);
  3. show proof of successful completion of ninety (90) hours of real estate education in courses approved by the LREC;
  4. pass the real estate salesperson licensing examination;
  5. be sponsored by a licensed real estate broker;
  6. comply with all application procedures required by the LREC;
  7. obtain a criminal background history prior to issuance of license; and
  8. complete a 45 hour post licensing course within 180 days of becoming licensed.
  • If a license is granted, the prospective licensee must provide proof of errors and omissions insurance prior to license issuance.
  • If the potential licensee has been convicted of a felony, he or she must appeal to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission for permission to be licensed before applying for their license.
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