Massachusetts Real Estate License PSI Bulletin Overview

Hello!  Thank you for completing the 40 Prelicense class with us.  The video below goes over the PSI Bulletin.  This video will go over:

  1. How you qualify for the test.
  2. Contact information for PSI:
    • (855) 340-3704, and speak with a live registrar, available
      Monday through Friday between 7:30 am and 10:00 pm, and Saturday-Sunday between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm, Eastern Time
    • Email address:
  3. How you can schedule your exam:
    • Call (855) 340-3704 or
  4. What you need to do to create an account on PSI’s website
    • If you email the application into PSI.  Processing takes between 10-12 BUSINESS days from receipt of all “Complete” applications. After 20-25 business days, you may go online or call PSI to schedule the examination.
  5. What you need to bring with you the day of the test:
    • Your credit card, debit card or check book to pay for your real estate license
    • Two forms of idea that match.  The two forms of ID must be either one from the Primary ID List and one from the Secondary ID List or two from the Primary ID List.
      • PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION (with photo) – Choose One
        ▪ Government issued driver’s U.S. Department of State Driver’s License
        ▪ U.S. Learner’s Permit (plastic card only with photo and signature)
        ▪ National/State/Country Identification Card
        ▪ US Government Issued Passport or Passport Card
        ▪ US Government Issued Military Identification Card
        ▪ US Government Issued Military Identification Card for spouses and dependents
        ▪ US Government Issued Alien Registration Card (Green Card, Permanent Resident Visa)
        NOTE: ID must contain candidate’s photo, be valid and unexpired.
        ▪ Credit/Debit Card (must be signed)
        ▪ Social Security Card
        ▪ Any form of ID on the Primary list
        *NOTE: Student ID and employment ID are NOT acceptable forms of identification.
  6. Security procedures at the 5 PSI locations
    1. Auburn
      48 Sword St, Unit 204
      Auburn, MA 01501
    2. Boston
      56 Roland St., Suite 305
      Washington Crossing
      Charlestown, MA 02129
    3. Fall River
      218 South Main St, Suite 105
      Fall River, MA 02721
    4. Lawrence
      1 Ballard Way, Suite 104
      Lawrence, MA 01843
    5. West Springfield
      1111 Elm Street, Suite 32A
      West Springfield, MA 01089
  7. Taking the proctored exam from home online.
    • You need to test your system to make sure your internet connection, webcam and microphone/speaker is compatible with PSI proctored exam program.  The proctored exam cannot be taken on an iPad, tablet, kindle or phone.  You have to take the exam on a PC or Mac. click to test your system
    • You have to find time when no one is going to enter the room for 4 hours.
    • Your webcam and microphone has to be on at all times during the exam.
    • You cannot get up to use the bathroom.
    • You cannot have anything on your desk/table.
    • You will need to show the proctor your 2 forms of ID
  8. Retaking the exam
    • The test that you are taking is 2 parts – General/Federal Exam and Massachusetts Exam.
    • You need to score a 70% or better on each part to pass the exam.
    • If you do not pass, not a problem.  If your certificate has not expired you can schedule another exam. You only have to retake the part of the exam that you did not pass.  So, if you passed the Massachusetts portion of the exam you only have to take the General/Federal portion of the exam.
    • You can take the exam as many times as you like, as long as your certificate is not expired.
    • Exam fee $54
    • You can always reschedule the exam and you will not loose your testing fee if you reschedule your exam 48 hours or 2 full days before your test appointment.
  9. Paying for your real estate license when you pass the exam:
    • Salesperson fees are between $103 and $150, and broker fees between $142 and $200. You will also be required to pay a $12 PSI licensing fee.
  10. Test Outline

Good luck and please let us know if you need any help with questions.

Video going over PSI Bulletin:


PSI Bulletin

Salesperson PSI Application

Broker PSI Application