Licensing Classes to become a Real Estate Agent

Because Sioux City is located at the borders of three states, many agents have real estate licenses in Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska. CENTURY 21 ProLink strongly recommends that agents pursue a license in all three states. If you are an Iowa resident and have your active Iowa license you may receive reciprocal licenses in both South Dakota and Nebraska by submitting the appropriate applications and fees.  licensing classes

Iowa Residents

Becoming a Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Iowa

Licensing Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age – no residency or citizenship requirement
  • Complete the 60 hour pre-license course
  • Successfully pass the state and national portions of the examination
  • Undergo a criminal history and background investigation
  • Must be sponsored by a broker after passing the licensing exam; can’t apply for an inactive license
  • Obtain errors and omissions insurance

Click here to start your Online Pre-License Class


South Dakota Residents

Becoming a Real Estate Salesperson in the State of South Dakota

Licensing Requirements

  • Applicant for a license must be at least 18 years of age, be a citizen of the United States or a resident of South Dakota.
  • Grounds for Denial of License Application: The Commission may deny the issuance of a license for reasons such as conviction of a felony, unpaid judgments, misstatements, etc.
  • Applicant must complete 116-Hour Pre-Licensing Course with an exam score of 75%.

Nebraska Residents

Becoming a Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Nebraska

Licensing Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age
  • Required to complete 60 hours of pre-license education
  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Submit fingerprint cards for a criminal background check
  • Pass the license exam

One Response to “Licensing Classes to become a Real Estate Agent”

  1. Mia Evans says:

    I like that you talked about how there should be no convictions when applying for a license in the real estate field. I think that will ensure that the person will have no bad intentions when dealing with them. With that in mind, I hope people wanting to start a career in this field will take online classes or get their licenses properly to ensure that they can be trusted by buyers or sellers of properties.

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