What are the exam policies at the state exam testing center?

While taking the state exam, you must abide by the following rules set forth by the Real Estate Commissioner:

  • You cannot refer to any printed or written material during the exam.
  • You can only use the scrap paper provided by the exam proctor.
  • You cannot communicate with any other person in the exam room other than the exam proctor.
  • You are strictly prohibited from copying or making notes of any exam questions.
  • You can only leave the exam room after obtaining permission from the exam proctor.
  • You cannot share the use of exam materials with any other examinee.

Cell phones are strictly prohibited in the exam room and cannot be used while out on a break. Cell phones must be powered off and placed in an individual locker.

For security reasons, the following items are not permitted in the exam room:
  • Cell phones
  • Purses
  • Wallets
  • Smart glasses
  • Keys
  • Backpacks
  • Briefcases
  • Suitcases
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Gum
  • Study materials
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • PDAs
  • Calculators
  • Video or digital recording devices
  • Watches
  • Pens
  • Lapel pins
  • Tie tacs
  • Hats or caps
  • Weapons
  • Other items deemed in appropriate by the proctor