Step 4 – Becoming Licensed to Trade in Real Estate

CompanyIn order to receive your licence after successfully completing the exam, participants must be registered with a licensed real estate company.  We suggest you contact various companies in your area of choice, before or after writing the examination, to discuss working arrangements.

NBREA Membership—Once you have determined which licensed real estate company you will work for, you can obtain your membership with NBREA. Click here to complete the New Member Form. Once this form (and your membership dues) are received, NBREA will make recommendation to the Financial and Consumer Services Commission for your licence.

Financial and Consumer Services Commission Licence—The Commission requires applicants to complete a licence application, pay the licensing fee and submit to a criminal record check. For more information please contact them directly at (506) 453-2322.

Local Board Membership—The Local Real Estate Boards are responsible for administering access to the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System, lock boxes and other supplies. For more information on joining a local real estate board and their associated fees, please contact one of the following:

Moncton 506.857.8200
Saint John (including Northern and Valley regions) 506.634.8772
Fredericton 506.458.8163

For an example of fees, see Appendix B of the Real Estate as a Career Brochure.