St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

St. Croix Board of REALTORS®

How to get a real estate license

How to Become a REALTOR®

Visit the Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) website to get the requirements and process for a real estate salesman temporary license or a brokers license.  DLCA works with the Virgin Real Estate Commission to issue real estate licenses to qualified brokers and real estates sales agents.

You can see the requirements on their website www.dlca.vi.gov.


More specifically, 
http://www.dlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/steps/recrequirements/​
 


Purpose of Licensure:
To set standards of qualifications, education, training, and experience for persons engaged in the Real Estate field. To promote high standards of professional performance for those persons working in the Real Estate field. To ensure that everyone engaged in work in the Real Estate field is licensed.

Period of Licensure: 
All permanent licenses are issued on an annual basis. Temporary licenses are issued for six (6) months and one temporary license is issued per calendar year. 

Application Process: - Salesman: 
Initial Application Requires:
Completed Application
Applicant must be a resident of the U.S. Virgin Islands for at least ninety days (90) immediately prior to submitting application for examination;
Letter from licensed broker sponsoring applicant;
Favorable tax clearance letter from the Bureau of Internal Revenue;
Payment of Required Fees.


Application Process - Broker: 
Initial Application Requires:
Completed Application;
Proof that applicant has been a Licensed Real Estate Salesman in the Virgin Islands for at least two (2) consecutive years or an attorney licensed and admitted to practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands;
Favorable tax clearance letter from the V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue;
Payment of Required Fees
Certificate of Good Standing from the Territorial or District Court (Applies to Attorneys only).


Examination:
All persons interested in being a licensed in any area of the Real Estate industry are required to sit an examination. The examination is available to all candidates via computer year round on St. Croix... The examination consists of two sections and each candidate must earn at minimum a score of 70% on each portion before they can be licensed in the Virgin Islands. The examination fee is One Hundred Twenty Five Dollars ($125.00) for both parts and One Hundred Ten Dollars ($110.00) for one part.

Renewal of License Requires: 
Completed renewal application (available on back of license);
A Favorable Tax Clearence Letter from the Bureau of Internal Revenue;
Payment of Required Fees.

Required Fees:
Application Fee      $10.00
Real Estate Salesman      $260.00
Real Estate Salesman - Temporary     $130.00
Real Estate Broker     $325.00
 Real Estate Brokereage Company $325.00
Additional Brokerage Location    $65.00


Contact Person at DLCA:

Attention: Nathalie Hodge
Administrator, Boards and Commissions 
V.I. Board of Real Estate Commission
Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Golden Rock Shopping Center
Christiansted, VI 00822


DLCA Office Phone:  (340) 713-3522


SOURCE:  www.dlca.vi.gov

​​​To become a member of the St. Croix Board of REALTORS® (STXBOR) you must have a valid real estate license (regular or temporary) or a broker's license approved by the Virgin Islands Real Estate Commission and issued by the Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.  The following instructions are for agents or brokers joining an existing member agency of STXBOR.


NOTE: If you are a broker and starting a new agency please contact the office at info@stcroixrealtors.com for additional guidance.


STEP 1:  Complete the on-line New Membership Application: 
http://nrdsonline.realtors.org/applicant/application/r/8525

STEP 2:  ​After completing the application on-line, submit a copy of real estate license and broker sponsorship letter to the e-mail address on the on-line application.
 
​STEP 3:  ​Instructions will be sent on how to make on-line payments (of REALTOR dues and MLS fees).


​STEP 4:  Membership application is submitted to the Membership Committee for review


STEP 5:  Applicant complete the on-line legal liability training, the REALTOR Code of Ethics (COE) training 


STEP 6: After COE is completed, Membership Committee presents to the Board of Directors for official approval, and MLS access is provided


STEP 7:  Attend the next scheduled New Member Orientation
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Welcome!  You are now a REALTOR.  Your next step if you have a temporary real estate license, is to take the real estate exam to get your regular Real Estate Sales Agent license.