FAQ: What tests do I need to take to get my CA real estate license?
In order to obtain a California real estate salespersons license, you must pass the following exams:
- The real estate school's final exams for each of the 3, 45-hour courses (3 final exams in total).
- The state licensing exam.
The school's final exams are typically multiple-choice and do not have to be proctored.
The state licensing exam is a multiple-choice exam that must be taken at one of the DRE's proctoring locations.