If an applicant has a felony conviction they will be required to appear at a Louisiana Real Estate Commission Meeting and the Commissioners will make a final decision on whether to allow them to obtain a real estate license. The following paperwork will be required:

A. Complete a background check.

B. A letter from you stating your current status in the community detailing employment and civic involvement. Include a statement of any other criminal or felony convictions and the current status of same.

C. If you have a prospective sponsoring broker, you will need to submit a letter from that broker, acknowledging their awareness of your prior conviction.

D. Letters of recommendation from two reputable people in the community.

E. 1. If it is a state conviction, a copy of the court minutes reflecting the offense, and the penalty imposed must be provided.

2. If your felony conviction is a federal conviction, include a certified copy of your judgment/commitment order.

F. You must include a letter from your probation officer that either verifies that your probation is terminated or, if you are currently on probation, include the date your probation ends.

The above paperwork should be emailed to compliance@lrec.gov or mailed to 9071 Interline Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.