Real Estate License

How do I become a licensed Real Estate Salesperson?

Real Estate Salesperson

How do I become a licensed Real Estate Agent (Broker)?

To qualify as a licensed Real Estate Agent or the Designated Representative of an Agent which is a corporation or partnership, an individual must take the licensing course offered by the Prince Edward Island Real Estate Association (PEIREA), pass the associated exam and have been a licensed Salesperson for at least two years.  You may contact the PEIREA to obtain information on the course at

In addition, an Agent must maintain a $5,000 bond. The current fee for licensing or renewing a license is $300 for a two year term.

Real Estate Agent Application

What are the requirements for non-resident applicants?

Salespersons and Agents whose qualifications meet or exceed our provincial requirements will be exempt from the applicable course/examination requirements outlined above.

However, all non-resident applicants will be required to take the Provincial Examination offered by the PEIREA and pass the associated exam.

An Agent must maintain a permanent office in the Province.  In addition, a trust account and books and records pertaining to provincial transactions must be maintained in the Province.

To make an application for a license contact the Insurance and Real Estate Section of the Consumer, Labour and Financial Services of the Department of Justice and Public Safety.


Published date: 
July 22, 2016
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Financial and Consumer Services Division
1st Floor, Shaw Building (North Entrance)
105 Rochford Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4550
Fax: 902-368-5283