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DC Reciprocity licensing

Information regarding obtaining reciprocity in DC

Please ensure that you have ALL of the required documentation and payment method ready at the time of application, the website will not allow you to save the application to be completed at a later time. 

Items Needed for Application

  • One 2”x2” passport-style photo (.jpeg format)

  • Un-expired government-issued ID (e.g., driver’s license)

  • Debit or credit card to pay application, exam, or license fees


  • New Application (Exam, Reciprocity, and Endorsement) - $255

Reciprocity Pre-Requisites

  • Complete a 3-hour DC Real Estate Commission (DCREC) approved Fair Housing course. 

  • Passing score on the state (DC) portion of the Salesperson exam. For additional information on the exam, refer to the “Real Estate License Examination Candidate Information Bulletin” on the DREC website. 

  • An applicant for a salesperson’s license who has passed the required examination shall submit an application for a license to the Commission with the required fees within six (6) months of passing the examination.   

  • Original letter of license certification from your original jurisdiction. The certification letter has to be dated within 90 days and contain the official seal. Pocket cards and license copies are not accepted.

Additional information can be found on the DCRA Website

Click here to apply

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