Sales Agent Licensing Courses and Requirements – learn more at the Division of Real Estate website.

To become a licensed Sales Agent an individual must:

  1. Meet the statutory licensing qualifications of honesty, integrity, truthfulness, reputation, and competency. (Utah Code Annotated 61-2-6)
    Note: According to Administrative Rule R162-2-2.9 and 2.10, an applicant does not qualify for a real estate license if he or she has any felony in the last five years (starting from the time of conviction/plea or completion of any jail/prison sentence) 
    OR if the applicant has any misdemeanor involving fraud, misrepresentation, theft, or dishonesty within the last three years.
  2. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  3. Have at a minimum a High School diploma or its equivalent.
  4. Take 120 hours of approved education at a certified Real Estate Pre-License School as outlined in the Real Estate Pre-License Education Curriculum.
  5. Take and pass the Sales Agent exam. ( $66 paid to PearsonVUE Test Centers. See Scheduling Licensing Exams)
  6. Submit to the Division:
    • Completed and signed application (issued at the testing center).
    • Signed original school certificates (issued by the real estate school) or Education Waiver (issued by the Division).
    • Signed responses to the Qualifying Questionnaire (issued at the testing center) and supporting documentation to any “YES” answers.
    • Two fingerprint cards (Blue FD-258) or receipt of electronic fingerprint submission and a signed Fingerprint Waiver (issued at the testing center).
    • $152 non-refundable fee ($100 application fee, $12 recovery fund fee and $40 fingerprint processing fee).
    • Certificate of Legal Presence completed


  • Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant.
  • If the exam is taken at a location in Utah, fingerprints will be taken after the exam. If the test is taken outside of Utah, fingerprint cards can be obtained from the Division or a local police station.