Interested in getting a real estate licence? Checklist of Steps (2022)

Keen on exploring an exciting career in property sales?

Becoming licensed real estate agent is much tougher in this era than before and it requires much grit and determination to attend dense training sessions and pass the RES exams.

Let's get right into what you need to get started!

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How much does it cost to get a property agent licence?

Before you attain your licence and ID tag as a real estate agent, these are the costs you will need to prepare for:

1. Real Estate Salesperson (RES) course:

Generally in the $650-800 region at the various RES course providers (I'll list the better ones later in this article)

- If you’re an NTUC member below 40, you can enjoy up to $250 UTAP subsidy for your RES exams.

- NTUC members who are 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support of up to $500 each for their course and exams.

- Singaporeans & Permanent Residents 25 years old and above can utilise their SkillsFuture credit of up to $500.


2. RES Exams:

$417.30 (inclusive GST) for 2 papers.

$235.40 (inclusive GST) per paper for re-takers.

After passing the exams, you would normally need to pay to register with a licensed estate agency.

Costs are:

Real Estate Agent Registration Fee: $53.50 + $230 annual CEA fees = $283.50