Requirements for a KY Real Estate License
All applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Have attained a high school diploma or GED;
  • Completed all real estate pre-license courses prior to taking the real estate examination;
  • Complete FBI criminal background check; and
  • Must apply within sixty (60) days of passing their exam.


Applicants for the Sales Associate License must also:

Have completed either six (6) credit hours in real estate courses from an accredited college or ninety-six (96) classroom hours in real estate classes from an approved proprietary school; and take and pass the Kentucky Sales Associate exam.