The application asks whether you are applying for licensure as a Broker or an 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.
File this application after you have passed the broker examination. For information on the examination, see the Pearson VUE website (testing service).
To be licensed as either a Broker or an Associate Broker, you must have been actively licensed as a salesperson and/or broker in Delaware, any other jurisdiction or combination of jurisdictions for five continuous years immediately before filing the application.
To be licensed as a Broker, you must have been actively practicing real estate, as either a licensed salesperson or broker, for three years immediately before filing this application.
The application also asks you whether you are applying by examination or reciprocity.
Select reciprocity if you hold a current, active broker license in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia).
Select examination if you do not hold a current, active broker license in another jurisdiction.
Requirements for All Applicants
The following are required regardless of whether you are applying as a Broker or Associate Broker and whether by examination or reciprocity.
Enclose the non-refundable Broker processing feeplus $25 Guaranty Fund fee (24 Del. C. §2922) by check or money order made payable to “State of Delaware.” The Guaranty Fund fee is not required if you already paid it when you obtained a Delaware Salesperson license.
If your name on any document you submit differs from your name on the application form, submit a copy of legal document showing name change (e.g., marriage license, divorce decree, etc.).
Arrange for the Commission office to receive a Certificate of Licensure History to be sent directly to the Commission office from each jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia) where you have ever held any kind of real estate license. The Certificate(s) must:
be dated within 30 days of the application
show that you meet the licensure requirements listed in General Information above.
Submit a signed, completed Sales or Lease Transaction Listing form(s) listing 30 sales or lease transactions that you completed during the five years immediately before your application. Follow the instructions on the form.
Time share and property management transactions are not considered as eligible sales or lease transactions.
If applying as a Broker, use this table to decide what documentation of your office responsibility is required:
IF the office for which you will be responsible is a(n)…