Louisiana Real Estate License
Licensing requirements for Louisiana brokerage firms.
A business entity offering real estate brokerage services to the public typically must register with the real estate commission before conducting business activity. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.
Louisiana Real Estate Company Licenses
Louisiana Branch Office License
Chapter 23 of the LREC Rules and Regulations
|Eligible Entity Types:|
|Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:||Yes|
|Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?||No|
|Qualifying Individual Requirements:|
Annually by September 30.
Louisiana Real Estate Broker Company License
$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.
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 Individual Real Estate Licenses
Louisiana Real Estate Salesperson License
|Agency:||Louisiana Real Estate Commission|
Annually by December 31.
Learn about real estate licensing in other states:
Associate Broker - Associate brokers are qualified to work independently as a broker, but choose to work under the authority of a designated broker.
On-Site Manager - A broker or salesperson who oversees the operations of a branch office under the authority of the designated broker.
Qualifying Broker/Designated Broker - An experienced and licensed real estate broker responsible for management and operation of a real estate firm.
Real Estate - Land, buildings, and their permanent improvements and fixtures. Also called "real property" in contrast to personal property.
Real Estate Agent - This term refers generally to any licensed real estate professional.
Reciprocity - Reciprocity makes it easier for out-of-state real estate firms to gain approval to operate in a foreign state by streamlining some licensing requirements.
Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO)
Offers a license verification database accross 43 jurisdictions.
NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association Agencies
Aid education, research, and advocacy efforts in the real estate industry.
National Association of Realtors
Real estate trade organization that provides information and resources for development of the real estate industry.
Urban Land Institute
Research and education association concerned with responsible land use and creating sustainable communities.