50-State Real Estate Broker Licensing Compliance Guide
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Nebraska Real Estate License

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Licensing requirements for Nebraska 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.

Company Licenses

Nebraska Real Estate Company Licenses

Nebraska Real Estate Entity License

Agency:Nebraska Real Estate Commission
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Professional Corporations 
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies 
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Ownership Requirements:
  • Professional Corporations: must submit an application to the Commission for a Certificate of Registration certifying that each shareholder, officer, director and professional employee, except the secretary and assistant secretary, is licensed by the Commission and not otherwise disqualified to render services.
    •  Filing of the Certificate of Registration is then made with the Secretary of State's Office.
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies: must submit an application to the Commission for a Certificate of Registration certifying that each member, manager and any employees who perform the services of a broker associate broker or salesperson, are licensed by the Commission and not otherwise disqualified to render services.  
    • Filing of the Certificate of Registration is then made with the Secretary of State's Office. 
Insurance Requirements:

Any applicant for issuance of an original license on active status or the renewal of a license on active status, shall not be issued such active license unless he or she has submitted proof, or had proof submitted, of Errors & Omissions (E&O) Insurance coverage to the Nebraska Real Estate Commission office.

Errors & Omissions Insurance information 

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Registration as a Professional Corporation or Professional LLC

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

Nebraska does not provide a separate form for non-professional business entities, instead, this information is provided through the individual broker application.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by date of issuance. 

Individual Licenses

Nebraska Individual Real Estate Licenses

Nebraska Real Estate Broker License

Agency:Nebraska Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$135 application fee + $90 license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$180

Due:

Biennially by November 30.

Nebraska Real Estate Salesperson License

Agency:Nebraska Real Estate Commission

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$135 application fee + $70 license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$140

Due:

Biennially by November 30.

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.

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