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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 23TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 535GENERAL PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER EREQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
RULE §535.51General Requirements for a License

(a) A person who wishes to be licensed by the commission must file an application for the license on the form prescribed by the commission for that purpose.

(b) A person also may apply for a license by accessing the commission's web site, entering the required information on the application form and paying the appropriate fee in accordance with the instructions provided at the site by the commission.

(c) The commission shall return the application of an applicant who:

  (1) is not 18 years of age;

  (2) does not meet any applicable residency requirement;

  (3) is not a citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien;

  (4) submits the application in pencil; or

  (5) submits an incorrect filing fee or no filing fee.

(d) An application is considered void and is subject to no further evaluation or processing when one of the following events occurs:

  (1) the applicant fails to satisfy a current education, experience or examination requirement within one year from the date the application is filed;

  (2) the applicant fails to submit a required fee within twenty (20) days after the commission makes written request for payment;

  (3) the applicant, having satisfied any education or examination requirement, fails to provide information or documentation within sixty (60) days after the commission makes written request for correct or additional information or documentation;

  (4) the applicant fails to provide fingerprints to the Department of Public Safety within twelve months from the date the application is filed.

(e) An applicant must complete relevant education and experience requirements before the applicant is eligible to take a qualifying examination for a license.


Source Note: The provisions of this §535.51 adopted to be effective January 1, 1976; amended to be effective October 4, 1976, 1 TexReg 2614; amended to be effective November 8, 1977, 2 TexReg 4097; amended to be effective November 14, 1979, 4 TexReg 3999; amended to be effective June 18, 1991, 16 TexReg 3077; amended to be effective January 1, 1992, 16 TexReg 7488; amended to be effective September 24, 1993, 18 TexReg 6215; amended to be effective July 18, 1994, 19 TexReg 5089; amended to be effective December 1, 1994, 19 TexReg 8114; amended to be effective January 3, 1996, 20 TexReg 10898; amended to be effective May 2, 1996, 21 TexReg 3549; amended to beeffective March 14,1997, 22 TexReg 2428; amended to be effective April 14, 1998, 23 TexReg 3682; amended to be effective July 1, 1999, 24 TexReg 4825; amended to be effective September 1, 2000, 25 TexReg 6506; amended to be effective October 15, 2001, 26 TexReg 8070; amended to be effective March 4, 2002, 27 TexReg 1495; amended to be effective April 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 2324; amended to be effective January 1, 2004, 28 TexReg 9542; amended to be effective May 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 4485; amended to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 8284; amended to be effective July 4, 2005, 30 TexReg 3871; amended to be effective December 30, 2007, 32 TexReg 9988; amended to be effective January 7, 2009, 34 TexReg 57; amended to be effective November 1, 2009, 34 TexReg 6333; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7799; amended to be effective November 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 7327; amendedto be effective March 5, 2014, 39 TexReg 1379

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