If an applicant has ever been convicted of a crime or is currently on parole or probation their application for a real estate salesperson or broker’s license may be denied. See N.J.S.A. 45:15-9, 45:1512.1 and 2A:168A-1 et seq. Applicants for both a salesperson’s and broker’s licenses must be fingerprinted as a part of their criminal background check.
If you are a disabled United States Veteran and a citizen of New Jersey, it may be possible to secure waivers of the education and experience requirements for licensure. Please contact the New Jersey Real Estate Commission’s Education Waiver Section at 609-292-7272 for details.
New Jersey does not have reciprocity with any state.
If you have any questions regarding the above please do not hesitate to contact the Real Estate Commission at 609-292-7272 ext. 50546