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32-2123. Application for license as broker or salesperson
A. Every application for an original license shall be either submitted in writing and signed by the applicant or submitted electronically and contain an electronic or digital identifier that the commissioner deems appropriate. The application shall be accompanied by all applicable fees.
B. An application for an original license as a broker or salesperson shall set forth:
1. The applicant's residence address and legal name and any derivative of the applicant's first name or middle name or a nickname that the applicant regularly uses for advertising purposes.
2. The applicant's employers and employment history for the immediately preceding ten years and any experience in real estate sales, appraisals, transfers or similar business in which the applicant previously engaged, if the commissioner determines that this information is needed to reasonably evaluate the applicant.
3. The name and place of business of the applicant's present employer, if any.
4. Whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony and, if so, the nature of the felony, where and when committed and the disposition of the conviction, or whether the applicant has been disbarred or suspended from the practice of law.
5. Whether the applicant has ever been refused a broker's or salesperson's license or any other occupational license in this or any other state, whether the applicant's license as a broker or salesperson has been revoked or suspended in this or any other state or whether the applicant has had any other occupational or professional license, certificate or registration revoked or suspended in this or any other state.
6. The name of any corporation, company or partnership that is or ever has been licensed by the department in which the applicant exercised any control.
7. If the applicant is a natural person, the applicant's social security number. If the applicant, due to bona fide religious convictions or other bona fide reasons that the applicant documents on the application to the satisfaction of the commissioner, does not have a social security number, the applicant may provide the applicant's federal tax identification number with the application. The state real estate department shall use the applicant's social security number or federal tax identification number to aid the department of economic security in locating noncustodial parents or the assets of noncustodial parents, and for no other purpose.
C. An application for a license as a broker additionally shall set forth:
1. The name under which the business is to be conducted.
2. The situs and mailing address of the applicant's place of business, or if more than one, the situs and mailing addresses of each.
D. An applicant for a broker's or salesperson's license shall provide information that the commissioner determines is reasonably necessary. The information may include:
1. Prior criminal records.
2. A valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to section 41-1758.03.
3. An affidavit setting out whether the applicant has participated in, operated or held an interest in any land development company that has filed, or is subject to, a petition under any chapter of the federal bankruptcy act.
E. Each person licensed pursuant to this article, whether the license is active or inactive, shall have available for the licensee's use a current copy of the department's statutes, rules and annotations pertaining to real estate laws. Failure to comply with this requirement shall not be deemed grounds for a civil penalty or for denial, suspension or revocation of a license.