In this guide you’ll learn all the details you need to know to get your license and become a real estate agent in Wyoming.
You’ll learn the basic real estate licensing requirements in Wyoming, information about the exam including pass rates and test prep, reciprocity rules, county by county breakdowns of the most expensive real estate in Wyoming, and more.
Okay, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s start at the beginning.
Basic Wyoming Real Estate Licensing Requirements
Getting a real estate license in Wyoming is rather easy compared to other states. You only need a total of 54 classroom hours of commission-approved pre-licensing courses. In comparison, to get a license in Texas, real estate licenses require applicants to complete 180 hours of courses. Here’s a quick breakdown of the real estate licensing requirements in Wyoming:
Pre-licensing Courses Required in Wyoming
In order to get a real estate license in Wyoming, you will need to complete 54 hours of real estate pre-licensing courses that will cover:
- Agency Relationships and Contracts
- Real Property Ownership/Interest
- Real Property
- Marketing Regulations (purchase and rental)
- Property Management
- Real Estate Calculations
- The Real Estate Licensing Agency’s Powers
- Requirements Governing the Activities of Licensees
- Additional Topics
Wyoming Real Estate Exam Information
If you work hard and take the courses seriously you should have no problem passing the exam. If you’re looking for help studying for the test, we recommend Real Estate Exam Scholar’s Exam prep course. They offer top-notch exam prep for an affordable price. Even better, they also offer a money back guarantee if you don’t pass on the first try.
Wyoming Pre-Licensing Exam Questions
- Total of 132 multiple-choice questions (to be completed within 3.5 hours)
- 100 questions on the national portion (70 correct required to pass)
- 32 questions on the state-specific portion (24 correct required to pass)
What to Bring to the Exam
- 2 valid forms of identification with signatures. One ID must be a government-issued Photo ID
- Confirmation number when the test reservation was made.
You must earn a score of 75 to pass the Wyoming Real Estate Sales Associate Exam
Wyoming Real Estate License Fee
$100 (plus $39 background check fee)
Exam Fee in Wyoming
You need to have at least a high school diploma or GED in order to apply for a license in Wyoming.
Applicants must be at least 18 of age or older
Any U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted alien can apply.
Any active member of the Wyoming Bar who is in good standing and qualified under the real estate license law is exempt from taking the real estate sales associate prerequisite course.
Applicants who have an existing criminal record may still apply for a real estate license. It would be best if applicants were to include their criminal history along with the necessary documents related to the conviction, if any, on their application. After submitting your fingerprints, your application will be forwarded to the Division of Criminal Justice Information Systems and to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Upon investigation, each applicant will be considered on their own merits.
Online Real Estate Schools in Wyoming
While taking your real estate pre-licensing course in person can be helpful, online courses are much cheaper and offer the exact same courses. Career WebSchool is a solid choice.
Wyoming Real Estate License Reciprocity and Portability
If you plan on working in states besides Wyoming, then you need to know the real estate license reciprocity and portability laws for Wyoming.
- Reciprocity: Wyoming doesn’t have mutual recognition agreements with any state
- Portability: N/A
To learn more about real estate license portability in Wyoming, check out our guide on real estate license reciprocity and portability here.
How to Choose the Right Real Estate Company to Work For in Wyoming
Let’s face it. Choosing the right brokerage to work for in any state isn’t easy. In order to make your choice a little bit easier, check out our in-depth guide on choosing the right real estate company to work for.
Wyoming Counties with Highest Average Listing Price and Highest Median Sales Price 2017
Let’s face it, higher listing prices mean higher commission checks! To get a sense of which counties offer the best opportunities for big bucks in Wyoming check out this sales data from Trulia’s Wyoming home price page below (week ending June 21):