DOCUMENT #11 - LICENSE RECOGNITION GUILD LINES
License Recognition Jurisdictions - June 2005
The Division of Real Estate is authorized by statute to enter into license recognition agreements with licensing
authorities that allow the issuance of real estate licenses to applicants from Colorado in substantially the same
manner pursuant to Colorado License Law 12-61-103 (6)(b) CRS. When applying for a Colorado broker license
under the license recognition program the updated broker application form must be used.
Colorado licensees should always contact the licensing authorities in other jurisdictions to confirm their
requirements for licensure.
For specific licensing requirements in other jurisdictions, click on the jurisdiction below and you will be linked to
their web page.
FULL RECOGNITION AGREEMENT - These jurisdiction’s current licensees qualify for a Colorado real
estate license without further education or examination requirements.
Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts,
Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming
LIMITED RECOGNITION AGREEMENT - Limited Recognition means that Colorado will accept an
applicant for licensure in Colorado from these jurisdiction’s current licensees with limited examination and or
State Portion of Exam Required
Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia Washington
State Portion of Exam, 3-hour Commission Update and 24-hour Real Estate Closings Courses Required
PENDING RECOGNITION AGREEMENT - These jurisdictions have shown interest in license recognition
with Colorado but agreements have not yet been finalized.
None at this time.
NO RECOGNITION AGREEMENT - The jurisdictions listed below were offered License Recognition with
Colorado but at this time have not agreed to participate in license for licensee Recognition