About the Exam:
The Commission's licensing examinations are administered by Pearson Vue. Applicants must apply for licensing with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. After submitting your application you will receive an email from Pearson Vue allowing you to register for the exam. The cost of the exam is $78 and the LREC license fee is $90.
There are numerous test centers throughout Louisiana. Please click to download the Pearson Vue Candidate Handbook.
The exam is a two part multiple-choice exam. The 80-question "National" portion addresses information of a general nature such as contracts, real estate ownership, financing sources, valuation and agency. The 55 question "State Specific" portion covers information unique to Louisiana, including Louisiana Civil Code, Louisiana Agency Law, Louisiana Real Estate Commision Rules and Regulations.
Items You Must Bring with You to the Exam:
- 2 forms of identification with signatures (one must be a government-issued photo identification)
Note: You may not take any personal items with you into the testing area.
Score Required to Pass the Exam:
A score of 70% or better is required on the "National" and 75% or better on the "Louisiana" portions to receive your Louisiana Real Estate Salesperson License.
The exam is administered on a desktop computer system that eliminates the use of paper and pencil answer sheets. You will receive your score report by email upon completion of the exam.