When to Request Reinstatement of Your License
If your former Delaware license is in an Expired status, and it is past the 30-day late renewal period, you can no longer renew the license. To resume practicing in Delaware, you must apply for reinstatement of licensure in the DELPROS online portal.
To check the status and expiration date of your license online click Search & Verify License.
Types of Expired Licenses
If an expired license you previously held begins with:
- RB (Broker), RA (Associate Broker) or RS (Salesperson), these are the current license types, if reinstated and approved, will remain the same type and number.
- R1, R2, R3, or R4, these license types were replaced as a result of legislation effective 2/3/2012.
| IF your former license begins with…
|| THEN your reinstated license will be a…
|R1 or R2
||Broker or Associate Broker
- A Broker is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of a brokerage organization 24 Del. C. § 2907(d). This is commonly referred to as a “Broker of Record.”
- An Associate Broker does not have primary responsibility for day-to-day management and supervision of a brokerage organization.
|R3 or R4
Information on How to Apply for a License in DELPROS
All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.
PRIOR TO APPLYING
In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account . To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:
- Go to: https://delpros.delaware.gov/OH_HomePage.
- Click GO on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile.
- If you do not have a DELPROS user account, click the REGISTER button on the left side of page for NEW USERS.
- If you already have a DELPROS user account, enter your email address and password on the right side for EXISTING USERS and click the LOGIN button.
DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.
- If you do not submit your application within six months of starting it, you will be required to restart the entire online application again.
You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.
KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND COLLECT YOUR DOCUMENTS
- Know the requirements for the license you are pursuing.
- Request and gather all documents required to upload on the Attachments page. All information and forms are located on your profession’s webpages.
ATTACHING AND ACKNOWLEDGING DOCUMENTS
On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:
- either “attach” or “upload” the required document(s) directly to your application. This means you will find the document(s) saved on your computer or device and upload it to your application, or .
- click “acknowledge” . This means you will either mail the documents yourself or request the “third-party” to mail the document(s) directly to the Board office.
- Examples of “third-party forms” are transcripts from schools, employment verifications from a supervisor, or license verifications from another state.
- Forms requiring a supervisor signature, seal, or notary may have to be MAILED to the Board office directly UNLESS the document specifically indicates to UPLOAD the document.
Applying for Reinstatement of Your License
To begin the reinstatement application process, you must have a DELPROS user account.
Once you have created your user account, find the license that you wish to reinstate on your e-License Dashboard. From that license tile, click on Options, then Reinstate.
Follow the reinstatement application instructions to complete the online application.
In addition to submitting the reinstatement application and the fee in DELPROS, you must submit:
- A Statement of the Broker signed by the Broker of Records if you are reinstating a Salesperson or Associate Broker license .
- Copies of completion certificates for the required amount of continuing education (CE) due. See Section 13.0 of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations for information on acceptable CE and mandatory requirements.
- State/Jurisdiction Certificate of Licensure History sent directly to the Board office from each state or jurisdiction in which you currently hold or have ever held a license if you are working for an office outside of Delaware. The certificate(s) must be dated within 30 days of the application.
- If applying as a Broker and the office for which you will be responsible for is a(n):
- New Delaware office, you must submit the Broker application and the Real Estate Office application in DELPROS.
- Established Delaware office, you must submit a letter signed by the current Broker naming you as the replacement Broker for the office. If you are unable to obtain a letter from the current Broker, submit a letter of explanation.
- Office in another jurisdiction, no additional documentation is required. However, the certificate of licensure history must show the name of the office connected to your current license in the another jurisdiction.
Examinations for Reinstatement
Whether or not you have to re-take and pass any portion(s) of the real estate examinations depends on how long your license was expired. See the table below.
| IF you file the reinstatement application…
|| THEN you…
|| AND the Commission office will issue your reinstated license…
|within six months of the license expiration date
||do not need to re-take any portion of the examination
||after the Commission’s approval.
|more than six months but less than two years after the license expiration date
- must re-take and pass the Delaware Law portion of the examination
- request your score report from Pearson VUE to be sent electronically to the Commission office
|when it receives the official score showing that you passed the required examination(s).
|two or more years after the license expiration date
- must re-take and pass both the National and Delaware Law portions of the examination
- request your score report from Pearson VUE to be sent directly to the Commission office
When you have submitted all of the documentation required above in DELPROS, the Commission will review your application and documentation to determine whether you meet the reinstatement requirements. If approved, the Commission office will notify you of its decision via email.