Broker Education Information for States Without a Reciprocal Agreement

Licensees holding an active real estate broker's license in a state without a reciprocal agreement with Wisconsin are required to complete the following Wisconsin licensing education requirements to obtain a Wisconsin broker's license. Out-of-state licensees may obtain a Wisconsin broker license by endorsement if you have been licensed as a broker in another state for at least two years within the last four years.

Obtain a broker's license by endorsement 

1. Satisfy one of the following requirements: 

  • Complete the 6-hour Broker Course On Demand and the 13-hour Sales Course On Demand.

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                (If you already hold a Wisconsin salesperson license, you do not have to pass the Wisconsin-specific salesperson exam.)

    Shopping Cart Icon Green 6-hour Broker Course — On Demand  
  • Complete 20 semester hour credits in real estate or real estate-related law courses from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Submit proof that you are licensed to practice law in Wisconsin. 

2. Pass the Wisconsin-specific salesperson exam AND the Wisconsin-specific broker exam.

3. Submit an application to the Wisconsin DSPS and provide practice experience requirements. A complete application includes:

  • Form 809, Application for New Salesperson or Broker License.
  • Form 813, Irrevocable Consent by Nonresident Applicant for Service of Process, if you are not a resident of Wisconsin.
  • Proof that you satisfied the education requirements.
  • Evidence that you passed the salesperson and broker exam.
  • $60 credentialing license fee.

Study aids

Broker Mock Exam

This online exam mirrors the broker's exam in content, the number of questions and the time allowed to complete the exam. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that must be completed within a 3.25-hour time limit. Students may retake the mock exam up to three times to practice. 

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Other resources

Applicants applying for a Wisconsin sales or broker license will need to show proof of their current license when submitting their application to the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

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