6 Steps to a Montana Salesperson Real Estate License
- Get information about obtaining a real estate salesperson license online at www.realestate.mt.gov or contact the Montana Board of Realty Regulation in Helena at (406) 841-2325, or writing to PO Box 200513, Helena, MT 59602-0513.
- Register for our state-approved 60-hour salesperson prelicensing course using the registration form on this website.
If you would rather register by phone, call us toll-free at (800) 845-7491, or in Missoula call (406) 543-3269. Our office is open 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday, except holidays.
- Register for an exam date. All applicants must register for the AMP exam at least 4 days in advance of taking the salesperson exam. Schedule online at www.goamp.com or call (800) 345-6559 to register.The examination fee is $106 (subject to changes). Generally it is best to take the exam as soon as possible after completing our class. Be sure to register for both the complete exam – national and state portions combined. No changes can be made at the test center. See below for more information about the AMP salesperson exam.
- Complete the required 60-hour salesperson prelicensing course with Connole-Morton Real Estate School in Billings or Missoula.
- Pass the Montana Salesperson Exam at the AMP assessment center.
- Select a sponsoring broker and apply to the Montana Board of Realty Regulation for your salesperson license.
The AMP Real Estate Salesperson Exam
The AMP real estate COMPLETE salesperson licensing examination consists of two separate sections – state and national. Each section is graded and scored separately.
The national section consists of 100 questions. These questions cover the areas of general real estate and contract law, financing, survey descriptions, property taxes, ethics, mathematics, closing and settlement practices and the Federal Fair Housing Act. Salesperson candidates are required to achieve a score of 70% or better on this section.
The state section of the exam consists of 32-40 questions covering Montana laws. The questions cover such topics as licensing, trust accounts, deeds, foreclosures and the landlord-tenant act. Salesperson candidates must score at least 70% of state-specific questions.