Licensing of Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers, Branch Managers and Property Consultants
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Licensing of Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers, Branch Managers and Property Consultants



Provisions for the Licensing of Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers, Branch Managers and Property Consultants in Malta







The Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers and Property Consultants Act​ (Chapter 615 of the laws of Malta) came into force on the 7th July 2020 and regulates the licensing of real estate agents, property brokers, property consultants and branch managers in Malta,

Pursuant to the provisions of this act, no person shall carry on the activity of a property broker or real estate agent or be employed or engaged as a branch manager or property consultant after the 31st of December 2021 unless he/she is the holder of a licence issued under the Act.


Licence 

Submission of the real estate qualification certificate is mandatory. Applicants not yet in possession of a health & safety certificate should proceed with their application for a license and, subject to the satisfaction of all other conditions, will be issued with a conditional license that will require that a copy of the health and safety certificate be submitted to the Board by not later than the 31st December 2021. 


Legal Notices


Determination of Licensing Applications Regulations, 2021 – L.N. 498 of 2021

Any person, exercising his trade or profession in real estate and to whom the provisions of the Act [Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers And Property Consultants Act (Cap. 615)] apply, who submitted an application for a licence in its completed form to the Board by the 31st December, 2021, shall not be withheld from continuing in the exercise of his trade or profession during the period in which his application is being processed and determined, unless the Board directs otherwise when the circumstances so require Legal Notice LN 498 of 2021- Determination of Licensing Applications Regulations, 2021 that came into force 24 December 2021.’


Work Experience in Real Estate – L.N. 497 of 2021

Every person who intends to obtain a licence in terms of the Act [Real Estate Agents, Property Brokers And Property Consultants Act (Cap. 615)], and until such licence is obtained, desires to gain work experience in real estate, may submit an application to the Board using the prescribed form from here​, requesting permission to undertake a period of work experience, for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months, with a licensed property broker or real estate agent or a branch manager and assist in the functions of the property broker, real estate agent or branch manager under his/her regular supervision as per Legal Notice LN 497 of 2021-Work Experience in Real Estate Regulations, 2021​ that came into force 24 December 2021.


There are three (3) Main Forms

1. Form EA1 – Application for property broker, real estate agent, branch manager and property consultant and Declaration of Intent 

2. Form EA2 – Application to Name an Estate Agency

3. Form EA3​ – Application to Recognise a Partnership

ONLY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THE APPROPRIATE ONLINE FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED.​



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