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Get Licensed in Alberta

Mortgage professionals in Alberta are regulated by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). In order to become a licensed mortgage Broker in Alberta, please see the eligibility requirements below and visit our partners, the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association:

Eligibility Requirements (subject to change)

Individuals interested in becoming a licensed Mortgage Broker must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to lawfully study and work in Canada
  • Be able to provide specific government-issued identification (ID)
  • Have a minimum of Canadian high school education or equivalent
  • Be proficient in the English language

Following RECA’s approval of your eligibility, you will need to create a myRECA account. Depending on your specific circumstances, you may be required to complete a Suitability Review Application. If you are already licensed in another province, you will be invited to complete a Labour Mobility Application.

Pre-Licensing Education Requirements

In order to become a licensed Mortgage Broker in Alberta, the first step is to successfully complete two pre-licensing courses and the final exam administered by AMBA:

  • Fundamentals of Mortgage Brokerage Course
  • Practice of Mortgage Brokerage Course

After successfully completing both courses and passing the exam, the candidates will be eligible to write the appropriate pre-licensing exam administered by RECA.

For more information about licensing in Alberta, please visit RECA's website.

For more information about the courses, please visit AMBA's website.




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