A property manager licensee can manage rental real estate as defined in
ORS 696.010 individually, with principal brokers, or with other property managers. Once licensed, a property manager is required to open and maintain at least one clients' trust account.
You can hold only one real estate license (broker, principal broker, or property manager) at a time.
- Be 18 years old.
- Have a high school diploma, GED, or international equivalent.
Register for an account in
eLicense, the Agency's online license management system.
Apply for a property manager license and pay the $300 nonrefundable application fee in eLicense.
When the application is processed, you will receive an Applicant ID number by e-mail.
Complete the 60-hour Property Manager pre-license course from an
Agency-approved real estate school.
Schedule and pay for license exam online or at (833) 892-5441 with PSI, our testing services provider.
property manager license exam (PDF).*
Pay and get fingerprinted for the required
background check while at a PSI testing center.*
Choose to work under:
* Please note: License exam scores and background check clearances are each good for one year. The Agency can only issue a license while the relevant scores and background check clearance are valid.
- Provide your Applicant ID number and full name to the school.
- The real estate school will make you eligible to take the license exam.
- Only courses completed on or after January 1, 2013, meet licensing requirements.
A license is issued when
- Your background check clears,
- Your new principal broker or property manager adds your pending license into the business or your business application has been approved, and
- The Agency completes a final review of your application.
You will receive an email when your license is issued.