When to Apply
Apply for a Salesperson license after you have passed the salesperson examination. For information on the examination, see Pearson VUE (testing service).
You may apply for a Salesperson license by examination, reciprocity, or additional Delaware license.
- Apply by reciprocity if you hold a current, active real estate license in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia).
- Apply by examination if you do not hold a current, active real estate license in another jurisdiction.
- Apply by additional license if you already hold a current, active real estate license in Delaware.
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.
Requirements for All Applicants
The following are required regardless of whether you are applying by examination or reciprocity.
In addition to submitting the application and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:
- A copy of legal document showing name change (e.g., marriage license, divorce decree, etc. if your name on any document you submit is different from your name on the your application.
- The Statement of Broker of Record signed by the broker of record for the office you are working in.
- The office you enter in employment section of your online application must have an active office permit.
- 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.
- If you are applying for a reciprocal license, the Requirements for Reciprocity Applicants section below explains when the Certificate must show three years of continuous licensure.
Requirements for Exam Applicants
In addition to submitting the application, fee, and supporting documentation required in the previous section, in DELPROS, you must also submit:
- A copy of the certificate that you received when you completed the 99-hour Delaware salesperson’s pre-licensing course.
- The original score report that you received from Pearson VUE when you passed the general and Delaware law portions of the salesperson’s examination.
New Salesperson Education Requirements
The Delaware Real Estate Commission has implemented changes pertaining to new Salesperson licensees, effective May 1, 2022.
All newly licensed individuals, other than individuals licensed by reciprocity, must complete the following twelve hours of required new salesperson course modules within 90 days of the date of license issuance:
- Three (3) hours in professional standards for new licensees.
- Three (3) hours in agreement of sale and buyer representation for new licensees.
- Three (3) hours in real estate documents and seller representation for new licensees.
- Three (3) hours in real estate professionalism for new licensees.
These new salesperson course modules will be in addition to the continuing education required for licensure renewal and will be included in the continuing education audit.
The Commission’s rules and regulations are available at: https://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/2900.shtml
Requirements for Reciprocity Applicants
In addition to submitting the application, fee, and supporting documentation required in the Requirements for All Applicants section above, in DELPROS, you must also submit: