skip navigation and go to content
Texas Real Estate CommissionMy License Online ServicesTexas Real Estate Commission


Sales / Broker Inspector E.R.W.


License Information
Licenses Main Page
CE Req. FAQs
Timeshare Reg.
Res. Svc. Co. Program
RSC License Holders
Fee Schedule
Applications, Requirements
Applications & Other License Forms
Become a Sales Agent
Become a Broker
How to Become a Business Entity Broker
Apply Online!
Candidate Handbook
Reciprocity Information
Inspector Applications
Renew Your License
Sales Agent Renewal
Broker Renewal
Business Entity Renewal
All Inspector Renewals
Renew Online!
  KEY To Symbols
= Page is in area (folder tab) of this color
= Adobe PDF file format
= Web site external to TREC
blank one pixel image

Fee Schedule

Supplemental Fees

Fingerprint Fee – paid to Morpho Trust if applicant has not previously been fingerprinted for TREC. Go to www.trec.state.tx.us/FastPass/ for details $39.70
Background Check Fee – due on initial applications and renewals if applicant has previously been fingerprinted for TREC $29.75
Real Estate Recovery Fee – due on initial applications for a license $10.00
Paper Processing Fee – due if you submit a paper application for a transaction that can be submitted online $20.00

License Fees

All Licenses issue for a two year period.

Broker Applications
  Individual Broker - Initial (Includes Out of State) $605.00
  Business Entity Broker - Initial $205.00
  Branch Office (each location) $50.00
 
Broker Renewals
  Individual Broker $517.00
  Business Entity Broker $115.00
  Branch Office $50.00
 
Individual Broker Late Renewals
  Individual Broker, expired 90 days or less $553.00
  Individual Broker, expired more than 90 days up to 6 months $589.00
  Broker Reinstatement, expired more than 6 months up to 2 years $590.00
 
Business Entity Broker Late Renewals
  Late Renewal, expired 90 days or less $151.00
  Late Renewal, expired more than 90 days up to 6 months $187.00
 
Sales Agent Applications
  Sales Agent - Initial $195.00
  Conversion from Broker to Sales Agent $160.00
 
Sales Agent Renewals
  Sales Agent - Renewal $116.00
 
Sales Agent Late Renewals
  Sales Late Renewal, expired 90 days or less $152.00
  Sales Late Renewal, expired more than 90 days up to 6 months $188.00
  Sales Reinstatement, expired more than 6 months up to 2 years $190.00
 
Inspector Applications
  Apprentice Inspector Initial, no exam required $60.00
  Real Estate Inspector Initial $100.00
  Professional Inspector Initial $120.00
  Inspector Exam Fee, paid to exam provider $220.00
  Real Estate Inspection Recovery Fund, paid only after exam is passed $10.00
 
Inspector Renewals
  Apprentice Inspector $32.00
  Real Estate Inspector $53.00
  Professional Inspector $63.00
 
Inspector Late Renewals
  Apprentice Inspector, expired 90 days or less $47.00
  Apprentice Inspector, expired More than 90 days but less than 6 months $62.00
  Apprentice Reinstatement, expired More than six months but less than two years $60.00
  Real Estate Inspector, expired 90 days or less $78.00
  Real Estate Inspector, expired More than 90 days but less than 6 months $103.00
  Real Estate Inspector Reinstatement, expired More than than 6 months but less than two years $100.00
  Professional Inspector, expired 90 days or less $93.00
  Professional Inspector, expired More than 90 days but less than 6 months $123.00
  Professional Reinstatement, expired More than 6 months but less than two years $120.00
 
Change (License Reissued)
  Broker Change of Address, free if filed online $0.00
  Broker Return to Active Status $50.00
  Change of Designated Broker for a Business Entity
$20.00
  Change of Name (Not available online.) $20.00
  Sales Agent Add or Change of Sponsor (Using the online Relationship Management Tool (RMT)) $20.60
  Professional Inspector Return To Active Status $50.00
 
Easement/Right-of-Way Agent Registration for a Business or an Individual
  Initial ERW Registration , includes the $50 recovery fund fee $295.00
  ERW Renewal , includes the $50 recovery fund fee $295.00
 
Miscellaneous Licensing Related
  Certificate of License History, Active Licensure, or Sponsorship $40.00
  Moral Character Determination
$50.00
  CE Deferral Fee, due if renewing ACTIVE without completing CE at the time the renewal fee is paid -provides a 60 day extension to complete CE (License will be placed in INACTIVE status if the CE is not completed within the 60 day extension.) $200.00
  CE Late Reporting Fee, if the renewal application is filed after the license expiration date and the hours are completed between 61 and 180 days of the expiration date, the Deferral Fee and the Late Reporting Fee (total $450) will be required. $250.00
  Real Estate Sales/Broker Examination Fee, paid to exam provider $54.00
  Duplicate License, free if filed online $0.00
 
Qualifying Education Providers for Real Estate/Inspectors
  Original Application Filing (4 year approval) $400.00
  Annual Fee $200.00
  Qualifying Instructor Application/Renewal $150.00
  Qualifying Course Application ($50 base fee plus $20 per classroom hr for real estate) ($50 base fee plus $10 per classroom hr for inspectors) varies
 
Original Continuing Education (CE) Providers for Real Estate/Inspectors
  CE Provider Application (2 year approval) $400.00
  CE Instructor Application/Renewal $150.00
  CE Course Application ($50.00 base fee plus $10.00 per classroom hour) varies
  CE Course Application Supplement ($50 base fee plus $5 per classroom hr) varies
 
Inspector – Instructor (ICE & Qualifying)
  Qualifying Application $50.00
  ICE Application $50.00
 
Residential Service Company Program
  Original Residential Service Company (RSC) Initial Application $3,500.00
  Application for Evidence of Coverage $250.00
  Application for Schedule of Charges $250.00
  Annual RSC Report Filing $3,500.00
  RSC Examinations, fee determined by travel expenses varies
 
Timeshare Applications
  Original Registration, fee determined by number of interests: $500-$3,500 varies
  Amendment Application, fee determined by number of interests: $100-$2,000 varies
 

data current as of: 8/4/2015

Privacy & Security Policy Open Records Linking to TREC site Accessibility

Texas.gov Statewide Search Veterans Portal Texas Homeland Security Where the Money Goes Report Fraud