How To Get Your California Real Estate License

Written by: Kevelyn Rodriguez

    Becoming a real estate agent in California is as simple as getting your license, finding a broker sponsor, and getting to work selling real estate! As long as you fulfill the below requirements, you are already on your way to your goal.

    California Real Estate License Requirements

    The requirements to become a real estate agent in California are:

    • Be a citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien
    • Be 18 years of age or older
    • Be honest and truthful in your background check





    Be sure to take some time to celebrate your accomplishment. You’ve put in a lot of work and effort and deserve a celebration!


    California Real Estate License FAQ


    CREC – California Department of Real Estate

    Mailing Address: 

    California Department of Real Estate
    1651 Exposition Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA 95815

    Phone: (877) 373-4542

    Fax: (916) 263-8943


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