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FAQ: Can I get my TN affiliate broker license if I live in another state?

Can I get my TN affiliate broker license if I live in another state?

Yes, if you are a resident from another state, you may apply for a Tennessee affiliate broker license if you hold a real estate license in your state of residency. However, The firm and principal broker where you are affiliated in your state of residency must also hold an active Tennessee real estate license.

You must pass the Tennessee (state law) portion of the examination with a score of 70% or above, but may not need to take the national, or uniform, portion of the exam. the Tennessee Real Estate Commission requires you to submit Worksheet A and a certified license history from every state where you ever held a license. The worksheet will assist you in determining what requirements you must meet in order to apply for a Tennessee affiliate broker license.

You may be able to expedite the Tennessee Real Estate Commission’s evaluation of your request if you also include certificates showing completion of pre-license education and continuing education when you submit your worksheet and certified license history.

You will need to email the completed worksheet, certified license history, as well as your education completion certificates, to trec.info@tn.gov. The Tennessee Real Estate Commission will then review your request and notify you of requirements you will need to meet to apply for your Tennessee affiliate broker license.


Related Questions

Do I need to take the state exam if I hold a license in another state?

If you hold or have held, an active real estate license from another state and have now moved to Tennessee, you may qualify to have your real estate coursework and passage of the national portion of the exam substitute for Tennessee’s required coursework and national part of the state exam.

What is the equivalent of a real estate salesperson license in TN?

The equivalent license to a real estate sales license is an affiliate broker license in Tennessee. Tennessee law does not license real estate salespersons, as the profession is referred to in most other states. Entry-level real estate licensees are considered affiliate brokers.

Can I get my TN affiliate broker license if I live in another state?

Yes, if you are a resident from another state, you may apply for a Tennessee affiliate broker license if you hold a real estate license in your state of residency. However, The firm and principal broker where you are affiliated in your state of residency must also hold an active Tennessee real estate license.

Does a non-resident applicant need to file an irrevocable consent form

Yes, non-resident applicants must file an irrevocable consent form allowing for suits and actions that may be taken against them to occur in the proper court within the state of Tennessee, as required by the Tennessee Real Estate Commission.

Can I obtain my TN affiliate broker license if I’m not a U.S. citizen?

Yes, you may apply if you are a qualified alien as defined in Tennessee’s Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act.

Does Tennessee offer reciprocity with other states?

No, Tennessee does not offer reciprocity with other states in regards to real estate licenses.

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