A Quickstart Guide : How To Get A Real Estate License In Montana

Step 1: Make sure you meet the basic requirements

The basic requirements to get a Montana real estate license are simple. Do you meet these requirements?

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You are a US citizen or legal resident

Step 2: Register for real estate licensing classes


A real estate license is required for most real estate jobs. Montana requires 60 hours of pre-licensing education before they will let you get a real estate license.

The following topics are covered in the course:

  • Montana License Law
  • Math Module
  • License Law and Math Practice Exam
  • Forms of Real Estate Ownership
  • Brokerage
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Practice Exam
  • Course Final Exam


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Step 3: Apply to take the Montana real estate exam


You can apply to take the Montana real estate exam after you have completed the licensing education requirements. The Montana real estate exam fee is $110.

Step 4: Complete the Montana real estate license application


The application will ask you some basic questions about you and your background, including any other real estate licenses you have held or currently hold. The Montana license application fee is $185.

Montana requires a criminal background check for all real estate license applicants. Applicants with a criminal history will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Step 6: Choose a sponsoring broker


All new licensees in Montana must work under the supervision of a broker. Choosing a broker is an important decision and we can help you with that. Keller Williams training has been ranked the best in the business and we are committed to helping our agents succeed. Click here to be connected with the right person in charge of hiring at the Keller Williams nearest you.

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