How and Where California Real Estate Exams are Scheduled

California

(California Department of Real Estate) – California real estate examination scheduling is based on the volume of applications received by the DRE. Examination availability is subject to the seating capacity of the facility and the demand for that site.

Examinations are generally administered in the following areas:

  • Fresno – Examinations conducted in this location are offered in an electronic format; however, exam format may be subject to change.
  • San Diego – Examinations conducted in this location are offered in an electronic format; however, exam format may be subject to change.
  • Los Angeles Vicinity – Examinations conducted in this location are offered in an electronic format; however, exam format may be subject to change.
  • Oakland – Examinations conducted in this location are offered in an electronic format; however, exam format may be subject to change.
  • Sacramento – Examinations conducted in this location are offered in paper and pencil.

NOTE: Examination locations within an area may vary. Requests for specific locations within the chosen area cannot be granted; however, you may use the eLicensing online system to select a specific exam date and site.

EXAM ROOM SECURITY

For security reasons, the following items are NOT permitted in the examination room: backpacks, briefcases, suitcases, food, drink, study materials, portable computers, PDA’s, and personal calculators, Basic calculators WILL be provided for your use; therefore, use of a personal calculator will not be allowed.

CELL PHONE use is prohibited during the examination, and while on break from the examination. All cell phones must be turned off, and out of sight once you enter the exam room.

A Personal Belonging’s table will be set up for any disallowed belongings; however, DRE will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

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Jeff Sorg

About the Author

Jeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Sorg was awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center's CDEi Designation for distance education in 2008. OnlineEd® provides real estate, mortgage broker, insurance, and contractor pre-license, post-license, continuing education, career enhancement, and professional development and designation courses over the Internet.