**Registrant Information **
A) Brokerage Application for Registration as a Corporation
A corporation may apply for and obtain registration as a brokerage in its corporate name or a business name. In its application for registration as a brokerage, a corporation shall state:
(i) the name of the official of the corporation who will be accountable to the Commission for the brokerage;
(ii) the name of the individual to be designated by the corporation as the broker and include that individual’s application for registration as a broker;
(iii) the name of the individual to be designated by the corporation as a branch manager for each of its branch offices, if any, and include those individuals’ applications for registration as branch managers; and
(iv) where the corporation intends to carry on business under a business name, its business name.
Any change in the name of the corporation or, where applicable, its business name, suspends the corporation's registration.
B) Brokerage Application for Registration as a Partnership
A firm may apply for and obtain registration as a brokerage in its business name. In its application for registration as a brokerage, a firm shall state:
(i) its business name;
(ii) in the case of:
• a sole proprietor, the name of the sole proprietor; or
• a partnership, the names of the partners;
(iii) the name of the individual to be designated by the firm as the broker and include that individual’s application for registration as a broker; and
(iv) the name of the individual to be designated by the firm as a branch manager for each of its branch offices, if any, and include those individuals’ applications for registration as branch managers.
The broker designated pursuant to clause (iii) above:
(i) in the case of a sole proprietor, shall be the sole proprietor;
(ii) in the case of a partnership where all partners are individuals, shall be one of the partners;
(iii) in the case of a partnership where one or more partners are individuals and one or more are corporations, shall be a partner who is an individual;
(iv) in the case of a partnership where all partners are corporations, shall be an individual.
An applicant for registration as a brokerage that is a partnership where all the partners are corporations shall designate an official of the firm who will be accountable to the Commission for the brokerage.
Any change in the membership or ownership of a firm or in its business name suspends the firm's registration.
C) Brokerage Application for Registration as a Sole Proprietor
(i) A sole proprietor may apply for and obtain registration as a brokerage in his or her name.
(ii) The sole proprietor shall be the broker for his or her brokerage.
(iii) A certificate of registration that is granted to a sole proprietor is to be granted in the name of the sole proprietor as the person carrying on business and is to indicate on it or attachments to it the name of the broker.
(iv) Any change in the ownership of a sole proprietorship suspends its registration.
D) Broker/Branch Manager Registration
An individual may apply for and obtain registration as a broker or a branch manager where that individual:
• has successfully completed the educational requirements prescribed in the bylaws or equivalent education as approved by the SREC; and
(i) has been actively employed as a salesperson, associate broker, broker or branch manager for a period of two years during the preceding five years; or
(ii) has related experience that, in the opinion of the Commission, is equivalent to the experience described in subclause (i).
In the submission of the Brokerage/Broker Application for Registration, the following additional documentation and fees must accompany the application(s):
(a) Please see the fees as outlined on the Brokerage/Broker Application 请参考经纪/经纪人申请中列明的费用，http://www.srec.ca/pdf/BrokerInstructions&Application.pdf (b) The Real Estate Assurance Fund was established to serve the public interest by providing financial protection to any member of the public for a deficiency in the money held in trust by a brokerage in connection with a trade in real estate.
The fund shall not pay any broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson, who has suffered a loss as a result of a trade in real estate nor any person whose claim is for commission, compensation for services or payment for goods.
Pursuant to Section 47(2)(a) of the Act and Bylaws 403, 403.1 and 404, the Commission levies an assessment as follows:
(i) Every brokerage making application for renewal of registration shall be assessed a fund levy of $10.00 for each broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson registered with the brokerage.
(ii) When an individual is making an initial application for registration as a broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson representing a brokerage, the brokerage shall be assessed a levy of $100.00.
(iii) Subject to ByLaw 316, the fund levy for an applicant for a brokerage registration not currently registered and an applicant for renewal of a brokerage registration after June 30th, shall be $100.00.
(c) A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and/or proof of registration of the partnership with the Corporations Branch must be provided. In addition, a copy of the acknowledgement from the Corporations Branch that the applicant's business name is properly registered must be provided to the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission.
(d) Pursuant to Section 30(1) of The Real Estate Act, the Commission shall not grant registration to a brokerage unless it maintains an office in Saskatchewan that is satisfactory to the Commission and from which the brokerage conducts its business. The Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission will accept the location of a brokerage's office provided that it is complying with the regulations; bylaws and zoning requirements of the municipality it is located in and the municipal bylaws permit the access of salespeople and consumers to this office location. The Commission must be supplied with a copy of the documentation from the city/town/municipality approving the office location of the brokerage.
E) Associate Broker or Salesperson Registration
(1) An individual may apply for and obtain registration as an associate broker or salesperson only where that individual has successfully completed the educational requirements prescribed in the bylaws or equivalent education as approved by the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission.
(2) An applicant for registration as an associate broker or salesperson shall forward to the Commission, with his or her application for registration, a notice signed by a broker stating that the applicant, if granted registration, is authorized to act as a salesperson representing the brokerage.
(3) A certificate of registration granted to an associate broker or salesperson is to include the name of the brokerage mentioned in subsection (2) that the salesperson represents.
Unless suspended or cancelled earlier, every certificate of registration expires at midnight on June 30th next following the date of issuance.
(1) The registration form entitled Brokerage/Broker Registration Application must be completed.
(2) The registration renewal fee for a brokerage is $240.00
The registration renewal fee for a broker is $355.00
REIX E & O Insurance Premium $275.00
REIX E & O保险附件费$275.00
(3) Pursuant to Bylaw 403, every broker making application for registration renewal effective July 1st shall be assessed an annual Real Estate Assurance Fund levy of $10.00.
(4) Pursuant to Bylaw 317, a brokerage registration will not be renewed unless the Annual Financial Report and any late filing or other fees have been received and accepted by the Commission prior to the registration renewal date.
B) Branch Manager, Associate Broker or Salesperson
1. The registration form entitled Branch Manager, Associate Broker or Salesperson Registration Application must be completed.
The registration renewal fees for a branch manager, associate broker or salesperson are:
Registration Fee $355.00
Real Estate Assurance Fund Levy $10.00
REIX E & O Insurance Premium $275.00
REIX E & O保险附件费 $275.00
Change of Registration Status
This applies to individuals who hold a current Certificate of Registration who seek to change brokerage or registration status (i.e. broker to salesperson, salesperson to broker, salesperson to branch manager, branch manager to broker, etc.) during the current registration year.
The form entitled Termination of Certificate of Registration must be completed and signed by the registrant terminating his or her certificate of registration. The broker of the terminating brokerage must also sign this form.
The registrant must also complete the applicable registration form to represent the new brokerage.
The registration fee of $100.00 must be paid.
Termination of Certificate of Registration
Pursuant to Section 54(2) of The Real Estate Act where a broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson ceases to represent a brokerage:
a) the registration of that broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson is suspended; and
b) the brokerage shall, no later than five days after the broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson has ceased to represent the brokerage, give notice in writing to the Commission that the broker, branch manager, associate broker or salesperson has ceased to represent the brokerage together with the reasons.
A $25.00 fee will be charged for the following (unless exceptional circumstances exist):
The return of an NSF cheque payable to the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission.
The issuance of a new Certificate of Registration resulting from the change of a brokerage’s address or from the change of a registrant’s name.
The preparation of correspondence for a registrant outlining his or her registration and/or sanction history in the Province of Saskatchewan.
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The Language Proficiency Requirement can be satisfied by obtaining a Level 4 or higher in all skill areas on the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) General Test or by qualifying for an exemption. Exemptions are under the sole jurisdiction of the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission and are subject to change at any time.
Exemption from the Language Proficiency Index requirement is available to applicants who:
Have graduated from a high school in Canada or the United States and have completed Grade 12 Language Arts or its equivalent. OR
For Quebec residents, have completed four (4) courses in English as a First Language at a Collèges d’enseignement général et professionnel if a program was completed after 1996. Prior to 1996, two (2) courses are acceptable. A high school diploma completed prior to the 1977 Charter of the French Language verifying the school was English speaking is also acceptable. OR
Have obtained their high school equivalency in a school/institution at which English is recognized as the primary language of instruction. (This would include successful completion of General Education Diploma (GED) or successful completion of Advanced “A” level examinations of English in the United Kingdom.) OR
Have graduated from a recognized degree (see note i) program at an accredited (see note ii) university, college or technical institute at which English is the primary language of instruction. OR
Have successfully completed a three-credit course in English composition or English literature at an accredited (see note ii) university, college or technical institute at which English is the primary language of instruction. OR
Who are currently licensed, qualified to be licensed or who have been unlicensed for less than two (2) years in another Canadian jurisdiction and have satisfied that jurisdiction’s language requirements.
**Additional Information **
• The easiest and most efficient way to satisfy the language proficiency requirement is to provide a high school transcript. If you completed high school in Saskatchewan, information on how to obtain your high school transcript can be found at: http://www.education.gov.sk.ca/transcripts or by calling (306) 787-9525.
满足语言能力要求最直接有效的方法是提供高中成绩单。如果在萨省完成高中教育，如何获得高中成绩单，请参考 http://www.education.gov.sk.ca/transcripts 或拨打电话：（306） 787-9525。
• Exemptions based on experience will not be considered.
• Courses provided in a language other than English, or in an English as a Second Language (ESL) or equivalent setting, do not satisfy the credit course exemption requirement.
• More information about the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) General Test can be found on the CELPIP website http://celpiptest2014.ca/.
i) A Diploma or Certificate from a technical institute or College is not considered equivalent to a degree. Individuals who entered College or Technical school with a high school diploma should present their high school transcripts to satisfy the requirement.
ii) Individuals who successfully completed an English language or literature course as detailed in exemption 5. above may satisfy the requirement by providing their college or technical institute transcript.
iii) An accredited university, college or technical institute shall meet the following criteria:
• For US Institutions - a US college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency (for example, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools).
• For International Institutions - an institution outside of Canada and the United States that is recognized by the country’s ministry in charge of higher education or the official regulating body.
iv) International students are advised to complete the CELPIP General test. However you may choose to have your credentials assessed by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS). IQAS reports should be sent directly to the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® 2811 Estey Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7J 3N1. See the IQAS website http://work.alberta.ca/Immigration/apply.html for further details. The report must state clearly English as the only language of instruction and the degree must be found to be equivalent to a degree in Canada.
Sending Transcripts and Documentation
Students must provide Official/Certified True Copies of transcripts from the educating institution. Please note that Language Proficiency documents will not be returned. Therefore, students wishing to keep original documentation will need to send notarized copies of the original documents.
If your current name does not match the name on the transcript, you must submit proof of your name change to the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS®, showing both the name on your transcript and your current name. The Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® will accept a copy of a marriage certificate or copies of two of the following: birth certificate, SIN card, passport, citizenship card or divorce certificate. If the above documentation is not available, you may submit a letter from a notary public.
All transcripts and change of name documentation (if applicable) for Language Proficiency exemptions should be sent to the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® by mail or courier:
Chasidy Bateman, Learning Advisor
Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS®
2811 Estey Drive
306-373-3350 ext. 4
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**Continuing Professional Development**
As a part of the yearly registration process, all registrants are required to successfully complete the Real Estate Update course (CPD) prior to May 31st of that year. New registrants that register after to March 31st are exempt from that year’s CPD requirement.
The CPD course can be completed by either attending one of the workshops held throughout the province or by completing the on-line course. To complete the on-line course the following are required: Internet connection, an adequate computer and appropriate software. To enroll in the course, please contact the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® (306-373-3350) or visit their website at www.saskatchewanrealestate.com.
If a registrant has not completed CPD prior to May 31st, the following is required:
i) file an application with the Commission requesting a one-month extension and paying the $300 extension fee for the month of June; and
ii) apply to the education provider to enrol in the on-line CPD course and successfully complete it prior to June 30th.
In extenuating circumstances the Commission may choose to grant a registrant an extension to July 31st; but failure to complete the on-line course by July 31st will result in the suspension of the registrant’s Certificate of Registration until he/she completes the on-line CPD course.
Each year’s CPD course will be available on-line for at least a three-year period to allow those individuals who take a leave of absence from the industry to get caught up on their outstanding CPD requirements. Please contact the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission (306-374-5233 ext. 1) to determine your CPD re-instatement requirements.