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Out of State License Information

For Texas Licensees Wishing to Become Licensed in Another State

  • To Provide Another State with Your License History

    At your request, the Texas Real Estate Commission can send copies of your licensure/registration history and history of any disciplinary actions to the real estate regulatory agency of another state, to the address you specify. Simply download and complete this form, then submit it to TREC with the required fee listed on the form.
    Request for License or Registration History (also known as the "License History Form").


  • Links to Other Real Estate Regulatory Agencies - can point you to the comparable agency in your destination state.


Already Licensed in Another State - Can I Practice in Texas? (Reciprocity)

  • License Reciprocity Statement
    Texas does not have reciprocity with any other states with regard to real estate licensure. A Texas broker may share a commission with a foreign licensee so long as the foreign licensee does not engage in activities requiring a license in Texas. All negotiations conducted within Texas must be handled by a Texas broker.

  • Becoming Licensed in Texas
    To become licensed in the state of Texas, an out of state licensee must meet all current Texas licensing requirements, which can be found through the side menu to the left. An applicant may not have to take the national portion of the licensing examination if the applicant maintains a license equivalent to the license being applied for and has already passed a comparable national examination that is accredited by a nationally recognized real estate regulator association such as ARELLO.


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