These are documents you need to apply to be a real estate salesperson in California.
Live Scan for department of real estate.
INSTRUCTIONS TO LICENSE APPLICANTS – PDF by the department of real estate.
Obtaining a Sales person license from the department of real estate.
Exam forms from the department of real estate.
To save time you need to apply for both the license and the test at the same time. There is a place to apply for both,
If you apply separately then you will wait over a month to take the state exam then you will wait over a month to get your license.
If you apply for both at the same time then you will get your license as soon as you pass the state exam.