After passing the exam you must apply for the license to receive it. To apply for the license you must send the following to the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission
Your score report: The original score report(s) showing you passed the examination
The license application: You can obtain an application for licensure at https://www.oplc.nh.gov/nh-real-estatecommission-forms-and-other-documents or contact the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission at 603-271-2152.
Both must be sent to the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission office at
Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
Attn: NH Real Estate Commission
7 Eagle Square
Concord, NH 03301
And you also must submit A criminal background check using the OPLC instructions found on https://www.oplc.nh.gov
Along with a $25 fee that can be paid with a debit or credit card.
When providing your name, phone number, and an email address you must use the email firstname.lastname@example.org
The background check is valid for 6 months from the report date
If an applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony offense, additional requirements and paperwork must be submitted
If the offense has not been annulled, a criminal record report from that jurisdiction must be submitted
If the offense has been annulled, it must be disclosed in the application and an Arrest and Conviction Form must be submitted
Filling out the license application
You can obtain the application for licensure at https://www.oplc.nh.gov/nh-real-estatecommission-forms-and-other-documents
NOTE: THE APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BEFORE THE PRINCIPAL BROKER AND CHARACTER WITNESSES SIGN
Pages 1 and 2 (parts I, II, III, and IV) These parts of the application must be completed by the candidate.
Part V (Salesperson affiliation form) This part of the application must be completed by your sponsoring broker.
Part VII (Affidavits form) The form on page 4 is for the candidate's references.
The following rules apply:
References cannot be related to you or be classmates in your course unless you knew them before class. References are used to verify that you are of good reputation, honest, and deal fairly with others
Examples of acceptable references:
A colleague from work, your neighbor, your professor from college, your boss, someone from your volunteer organization, a childhood friend, a friend at the gym, etc.
Part X (checklist) Candidate must include their name and check the items listed carefully so that they're not missing anything also return that checklist with their application.
NOTE Non-residents must fill out the 'Power of attorney' section (part VI).
The license approval process takes 5-10 business days. Candidates will receive an email from the NH real estate commission with a license document.