Agent Pre-Licensing

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Salesperson Pre-Licensing


  • 18 years of age
  • Complete and pass the 60-hr Principles of Real Estate Course
  • Register for and pass the PSI Virginia State and National Exam
  • Get fingerprinted and have a state-wide criminal history check completed.

Eligible honorably discharged military veterans since 1993 may register for no-cost pre-licensing training at NVAR. This program applies to November classes only.


Principles of Real Estate

Tuition: $275
You've decided to pursue a career in real estate. What's your next move? This 60-Hr., 11-day course satisfies all educational requirements for obtaining your Virginia real estate salesperson's license!

New Member Orientation

After getting licensed and submitting your application to join NVAR, you must successfully complete the Realtor® Orientation Class. There is no charge for the Orientation class. Pre-registration required.

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