About the Exam

A Real Estate Candidate Handbook is available for download at http://www.pearsonvue.com/ks/realestate/.  Pearson VUE administers licensure examinations for the Kansas Real Estate Commission. The exam is computerized and all questions are multiple-choice. Four hours are allowed to complete the exam. The test is scored and the results are printed immediately.

Candidates who require special testing arrangements should contact the ADA Coordinator at (800) 274-3707 to obtain requirements for reasonable accommodation and to set up special testing arrangements.

Scheduling the Exam

To schedule an exam reservation, cancel or reschedule an exam or correct or update any personal information, contact:

Pearson VUE/Kansas Real Estate
P. O. Box 8588
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8588
or call toll free 800-274-4971
web site: www.pearsonvue.com
TDD (Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) 800-274-2617

No walk-in testing is allowed.
Candidates may make an examination reservation online by visiting the Pearson VUE web site at http://www.pearsonvue.com/ks/realestate or by calling 800-274-4971. Reservation and Customer Service lines are open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm (Central time), Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. (closed on holidays)

Candidates with a current real estate license in another state which was obtained by passing an exam may request the general portion of the Kansas exam be waived by first completing a Client Waiver request online at http://www.pearsonvue.com/ks/realestate/waivers and emailing or faxing proof of licensure in another state to Pearson VUE.  After review of the request the cadidate will be contacted by Pearson VUE to schedule a date and time for the exam.

There are a limited number of seats available and reservations are given for each test site on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payment is not accepted at the exam site. Candidates should have credit card, debit card, or electronic check information available at the time of scheduling an exam reservation. Candidates who wish to pay by check or money order must complete the Pre-Payment Request Form found in the Candidate Handbook. Candidates should allow ten (10) business days for receipt of a pre-payment voucher number from Pearson VUE to use in scheduling an exam.

To change or cancel a reservation call Pearson VUE at (800) 274-4971 at least two business days before the exam date to avoid forfeiting the exam fee.

Candidates must show two forms of identification at the exam center and, if not applying based on a license in another state, the certificate of completion for the Kansas pre-license course (salesperson's - 30-hour Principles of Real Estate course; broker's - 24-hour Broker Pre-License Course).

Fees:
The fee to take the licensure examination is $82.00. If the applicant does not pass the first time, a $75.00 fee is required again for each attempt. Cash is not accepted. Payment is not accepted at the exam site. Candidates may pay by credit card, debit card, or electronic check when scheduling an exam reservation. Candidates who wish to pay by check or money order must submit the Pre-Payment Request Form to Pearson VUE. The Pre-Payment Request Form can be found in the Candidate Handbook. Candidates paying by check or money order should allow ten (10) business days to receive a pre-payment voucher number before making an exam reservation.