Real Estate Salesperson Exam Procedures
Applicants are required to schedule their real estate salesperson exam on our Occupational Licensing Management System, eAccessNY. In order to schedule your examination, you must have an account on eAccessNY. If you do not have an account, you should go to the eAccessNY overview page and click on "Create my Account".
Persons with disabilities who require accessibility information should call 518-473-2731.
Persons who require testing modifications should not schedule an exam and, should instead, call 518-473-2731.
What To Bring
1. A form of government issued signature identification which must be photo-bearing. Your identification MUST BE CURRENT (not expired) and from the following list:
* driver's license
* state issued identification (ex. non-driver ID)
* military ID
* United States Passport
* United States INS issued ID
* Certificate of US citizenship
* Foreign Passport
2. The page you were requested to print when you scheduled your exam on eAccessNY . This page is referred to as the “Summary of Your Submission” and includes all of your exam information, including your candidate number.
Calculators are permitted if they are battery or solar powered, silent, nonprinting and do not contain an alphabetic keyboard. PDA's are not allowed.
Cellular phones, beepers and any other electronic devices MUST be turned off during the exam.
Dictionaries, books, other reference materials, large bags and briefcases are not allowed at the exam site. Do not bring these materials to the exam site as there is no place to store them.
Eating, drinking or smoking is not permitted at the exam site. If you bring food or beverages, you will be asked to dispose of them before entering the exam site.
Visitors, guests and children are not permitted at the exam site.
Any person found using notes, books, or other aids; giving or receiving help; removing examination materials or notes from the exam site; causing a disturbance or engaging in practices contrary to the rules of proper examination conduct will be dismissed from the exam site. Any decisions regarding disciplinary measures will be made by the Exam Supervisor at the Department of State.
You must correctly answer at least 70 percent of the questions to pass the exam. Exam results are reported as either passed or failed; you will not receive a numerical score. Passed exam results are only valid for a period of two years. Results will not be given over the phone, so please do not call Licensing Services for them.
Exam results will be available online by utilizing your account in eAccessNY . The exam results will be available as soon as possible after they are received by the Exam Unit and scored.
If you pass the exam, you should apply online utilizing your account in eAccessNY .
If you fail the exam, you can schedule another exam by utilizing your account in eAccessNY .
The written exam is multiple choice and based on the 75-hour pre-licensing curriculum.
Applicants will be allowed 1 1/2 hours to complete the test. The allotted time begins at the conclusion of the instructions.