You must successfully complete a 75-hour New York State approved course of study and pass a qualifying written examination administered by the Department of State before applying for a license to operate as a Real Estate Salesperson in NY State. As proof of successful completion of schooling, you must have the Certification of Satisfactory Completion section of the application completed by the Department of State approved school coordinator or the signature of their authorized designee.
$55 - two-year license $15 - written exam
When you have passed the written examination, the passed examination notification must be submitted with your application form and license fee. This can all be done through the designated Dept. of State website: https://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/eaccessny.html
NYS Licensed Salesperson FAQ: http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/re_salesperson/re_sales_broker_faq.html
NYS License Salesperson Application: https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/0022-a.pdf
Real Estate Salesperson Exam Procedures: http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/realestate/re_salesexams.html