How to Get Real Estate License in New Brunswick

New Brunswick real estate licenseThere are three classes of real estate license available in New Brunswick, they are: Agent’s license, Manager’s license, and Salesperson’s license.  For the purpose of this post, we will focus our attention mainly on Salesperson’s license.  The Salesperson’s license is your entry level license, the salesperson must then acquire a minimum of two years experience in order to be eligible for attending the agent/manager’s pre-licensing course.

New Brunswick Licensing Requirements

Just to be clear, there are two pre-licensing courses:  Salesperson’s Pre-licensing and Agent/Manager’s Pre-Licensing course.

In order to obtain a real estate salesperson license, please kindly complete the following steps:

Step 1 – Determine Your Suitability for Licensing

First you must be at least 19 years of age and be a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident of Canada.  You will then need to take the “Introduction to a Career in Real Estate course” offered in partnership with the New Brunswick Community College – Saint John Campus.  The main purpose of this course is to give you an overview of the New Brunswick Real Estate profession and provide you with information needed to determine whether or not a real estate career is right for you.  You will have up to 30 days to complete this course.  To sign up for this course please click here.

Step 2 – Sign Up for the Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Course

This pre-licensing course is offered in two format: Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Education Classroom Course and Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Self-Directed Study Course.  To sign up for the classroom course, please click here to see the current schedule and click here to download the application. For the self-direct course simply click here to download the application.

Step 3 – Seek Employment with a Real Estate Brokerage

Once you have successfully completed the pre-licensing course, you have up to 12 months to obtain membership with the New Brunswick Real Estate Association (NBREA).  Now you should seek employment with a real estate brokerage and forward your completed application to NBREA and get approval for membership.  You must become a member of NBREA before you are eligible to apply for licensing with the Department of Justice and Consumer Affairs.

Course and Licensing Fees:

Introduction to a Career in Real Estate course: $125 plus tax

Salesperson’s Pre-licensing Classroom course: $2,450 plus tax

Salesperson’s Pre-licensing Self-Directed Study course: $1950 plus tax

Salesman’s license fee: $50



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