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The Licensing Unit administers application and renewal programs for approximately 200,000 occupational and professional licensees.

This includes insurance agents and adjusters, real estate salespersons and brokers, real property appraisers, collection agencies and debt collectors. Applications for these licenses are submitted and processed electronically via online licensing systems (PULSE and Sircon). The Licensing staff also provides information and assistance regarding pre-license, continuing education, experience requirements, and pre-license examinations.

Scheduling an Examination

Beginning January 1, 2019, Pearson VUE will administer prelicense examinations for appraiser, insurance, and real estate license candidates. To schedule an examination in 2019, please contact Pearson VUE at 833-273-1946 or at

Pearson VUE Examination Centers

BLOOMINGTON 5601 Green Valley Drive, Suite 150

BRAINERD 501 West College Drive

BROOKLYN PARK 7101 Northland Circle, Suite 102 Triad Building

EAGAN 3459 Washington Drive, Suite 107

HERMANTOWN 4815 West Arrowhead Road, Suite 100

MARSHALL 1501 State Street

PINE CITY 900 4TH Street SE

ROCHESTER 1544 Greenview Drive SW, Suite 200

ST CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY 651 1st Ave & 6th St South Room 218

ST. PAUL 2610 University Avenue W, Suite 400

For information on what you need to bring to the testing center on the day of your examination, please go to Pearson VUE and review the candidate handbook for your license type.

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