The Estonian Chamber of Real Estate Agents (ECREA) has issued professional accreditation to estate agents since 2002. In 2013, the Qualifications Authority (SA Kutsekoda) organised a tender to determine the professional agency for real estate agents. The competition was won by ECREA and at the meeting of the Qualification Authority’s Construction, Real Estate, and Geomatics Committee held on 03.06.2013, ECREA was confirmed as the issuing agency of the level 5 Real Estate Agent professional qualification until 02.06.2018.
ECREA holds professional examinations twice a year – in spring and autumn. In order to qualify for the professional examination, candidates must have at least secondary education and 2 years of professional experience as a real estate agent. Candidates for the examination must complete and submit an application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The development of professional standards and the organisation of professional examinations are coordinated by SA Kutsekoda, the Estonian Qualifications Authority. The validity of professional certifications can be checked on the Qualification Authority homepage in the registry of professional qualifications.