In this article we'll cover everything you need to know about the NH Real estate exam

Where do I take the NH real estate test?

PSI Exams administers the exam on behalf of the state of NH. Their website is The test can only be taken in person at one of their testing sites:

Do I need a social security number to be able to take the NH real estate exam?

Yes, you must have a valid US social security number.

How long do I have to take the exam?

You're given 6 months from the start of the course to take the NH real estate examination.

What happens if I fail the examination?

If you fail the examination you're given up to 8 attempts within 6 months to pass the failed portion. If you fail to pass the exam within that timeframe you'll need to retake the course.

How much is the test fee?

The test fee is $67 the first time and $65 for retakes.

How many questions are there in the NH real estate exam?

There are 140 questions in the exam: 100 for the National section and 40 for the State section, all multiple choice. There are also 5-10 experimental questions that do not count towards your score.

How long do I have to finish the exam?

You're given have 4 hours (240 minutes) to complete the exam. National section time is 150 minutes (2.5 hours) and the State section time is 90 minutes (1.5 hours)

Am I required to apply for the NH examination?

Yes, all students are required to apply for the NH examination by emailing all their required paperwork to

Can I use a calculator?

You cannot use your own calculator, but there's a calculator built into the test software that you can use.

Can I bring a pencil and a piece of paper to the examination center?

You will be given a pencil and a piece of scrap paper at the test center

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