Louisiana Real Estate Commission


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We are a service company that can help you file with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Physical address:
9071 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Phone: 225-925-1923
Fax: 225-925-4501

Web: Home Name search
Email: info_licensing@lrec.state.la.us

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Louisiana Real Estate Broker Company License

More Information:

https://lrec.gov/become-licensed/broker-company/

Agency:Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies 
  • General Partnerships 
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Ownership Requirements:

If you intend to do business under any name other than the legal registered name of the company, you must register the name you wish to use as a Trade Name with the Secretary of State’s Office. Example: ABC Real Estate, LLC doing business as ABC Real Estate must register ABC Real Estate as a Trade Name.

Insurance Requirements:
  • Turn in proof or payment of your Errors and Omissions Insurance coverage. Company licenses are separate from individual broker licenses and require separate E&O Insurance. 
    • You can purchase your E&O Insurance through the LREC group policy by remitting payment in the appropriate amount based on the pro-rated premium chart.
    • You can also choose to purchase your E&O from a source other than the LREC group policy. If you choose this option, you will need to complete and turn in an Independent Errors and Omissions Insurance form. You will also need to furnish a declarations page from your insurer
Notes:

Obtaining a company license is not mandated by the LREC.

Qualifying Individual Requirements:

The Designated Qualifying Broker is the real estate licensee authorized to apply for a Louisiana Real Estate Broker License on behalf of and in the name of the herein named Corporation, Partnership, or Limited Liability Company. The Designated Qualifying Broker shall be the licensee’s representative in all matters relating to its real estate license activities in Louisiana and in all matters before the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.

Initial Registration

Form:

Broker License Application for Corporation/Partnership/Limited Liability Company

Instructions:
  1. Register your company with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.
    1. If you intend to do business under any name other than the legal registered name of the company, you must register the name you wish to use as a Trade Name with the Secretary of State’s Office. Example: ABC Real Estate, LLC doing business as ABC Real Estate must register ABC Real Estate as a Trade Name.
  2. You must complete the Broker License Application for Corporation/Partnership/Limited
    Liability Company form.
    1. Page 2 of this form requires that you attach a copy of your Secretary of State registration certificate and a corporate resolution. View a sample corporate resolution.
  3. Turn in proof or payment of your Errors and Omissions Insurance coverage. Company licenses are separate from individual broker licenses and require separate E&O Insurance. 
Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$120 intial license fee +$10 recovery fund fee + $25 application processing fee = $155. 

Before you Apply:

The name used by a Corporation, Partnership, or Limited Liability Company must be registered with the Secretary of State, and a copy of said registration must be submitted with this application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Look up your firm name to print renew applications.

Due:

Timely Renewal Period: August 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022.

First Delinquent Renewal Period: October 1, 2022 – November 15, 2022 ($50 delinquent fee for active and inactive licensees).

Second Delinquent Renewal Period: November 16, 2022 – December 31, 2022 ($50 delinquent fee for inactive licensees; $200 delinquent fee for active licensees)

Louisiana Real Estate Broker License

Agency:Louisiana Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Form:

Broker License Application

Agency Fee:

$165

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Real Estate Salesperson License

Agency:Louisiana Real Estate Commission

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Annually by December 31.

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