Screening Questions


The screening questions below relate to the statutory qualifications to receive a real estate license.  The purpose of this notice is to urge you to consider whether any such incidents in your background may serve to disqualify you from licensure as a real estate salesperson or broker.  If you have any doubts or questions as to whether you will qualify for licensure, you can call the New Jersey Real Estate Commission for guidance at 609-292-7272 ext. 50383-    With the exception of motor vehicle violations, have you ever been convicted of a crime, misdemeanor, or disorderly persons offense in the state of New Jersey, any other state or by the federal government, or are you presently on probation or parole?

–     Is there a criminal complaint, disorderly persons charge, a criminal accusation or criminal information presently pending against you or are you presently under indictment in New Jersey, any other state or by the federal government, or are you presently enrolled in New Jersey’s Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) program or any similar state or federal program involving the deferral of the disposition or sentencing in a criminal matter?

–   Have you ever had a real estate or other professional license certification or similar credential revoked, suspended, surrendered in lieu of formal prosecution, or denied in New Jersey or any other state?

–   Do you have a child support obligation on which there is an arrearage due that equals or exceeds the amount of child support payable for six (6) months, or are you the subject of a child support related warrant, or during the past six (6) months have you failed to provide any court-ordered health care coverage, or have you failed to respond to a subpoena relating to a paternity or child support proceeding?

–   Are you UNDER the age of 18 at the time of taking the examination?

–   Do you now hold, or have you ever held, ANY license issued by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission?

–   Are you a high school graduate or the holder of a G.E.D.?

–   Do you currently hold a real estate license issued by another state?