Real Estate Broker

Licensing Authority

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
Real Estate Commission
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK, 99501
phone: 907.269.8162
fax: 907.269.8196
email: sharon.walsh@alaska.gov


Fees

Application $125
License $450
Recovery Fund fee $30
Office registration fee $300

Biennial renewal:
License $400
Recovery Fund fee $30


Requirements

Applicants for real estate broker

  • must have completed 15 hours of education;
  • must of had at least 24 months of active and continuous experience as a real estate licensee within 36 months immediately preceding application for the broker license;
  • must be at least 21 years of age;
  • is not under indictment for felony, forgery, theft, extortion, conspiracy to defraud creditors, or fraud. If convicted of a felony or other crime that in the judgment of the commission, affects the person's ability to practice as a real estate salesperson competently and safely or upon conviction, seven years have elapsed since the completed sentence was imposed;
  • must pass the real estate brokers exam;
  • must be owners of a real estate business or be employed by a corporation, a partnership, or a limited liability company.

Applicants for associate broker

  • must pass the real estate brokers exam;
  • have no indictments or have SEVEN years between application and the serving of sentence if convicted of a felony or fraud that, in the judgment of the commission, affects the person's ability to practice as a real estate salesperson competently and safely upon conviction, be employed by a real estate broker as an associate broker;
  • have 15 hours of approved education;
  • have at least two years of active and continuous experience as a licensed real estate salesperson.

Per AS 08.88.095 Applicants after 2/1/2008 must now complete 30 hours of Post-Licensing Education within one year of initial license.


Number of Licenses on December 31, 2015

Broker: 424
Associate broker: 364

Last updated January 2016.