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Real Estate Company/Branch Registration

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I change a Real Estate Company name?
A company name change can only be done if the company's corporate ownership is staying the same.  If company ownership is changing, then the company must be registered as a new company.  To change a company name if ownership is the same, submit to the Divison:
  • Completed and signed Real Estate Company/Branch Change form.
  • Certificate of Existence from the Utah Division of Corporations showing the company is current and in good standing.
  • Notarized letter on the company’s letterhead, signed by a company Officer, Manager/Member or Owner, authorizing the Broker to use the company name.
  • Documentation from a financial institution less than 30 days old verifying a trust account on which the Principal Broker is a signatory.
How do I change a Real Estate Company owner?
To change a Real Estate Company owner, submit to the Division:
  • Certificate of Existence from the Utah Division of Corporations showing the new ownership and that the company is current and in good standing.
  • Notarized letter on the company’s letterhead, signed by a company Officer, Manager/Member or Owner, authorizing the Broker to use the company name.
  • Documentation from a financial institution less than 30 days old verifying a trust account on which the Principal Broker is a signatory.
How do I change the Broker for a Real Estate Company?
To change the Broker for a Real Estate Company, submit to the Division:
  • Completed and signed Real Estate Company/Branch Change form.
  • Completed and signed Change Card for each Broker.
  • Notarized letter on the company’s letterhead, signed by a company Officer, Manager/Member or Owner, authorizing the Broker to use the company name.
  • Documentation from a financial institution less than 30 days old verifying a trust account on which the new Principal Broker is a signatory.

Note: Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant.

To register a Real Estate Company, submit to the Division:

  • Completed and signed Real Estate Company/Branch Registration. This checklist must be included with the registration.
  • A Change Card for each licensee assigned to the Company and affiliating with the Principal Broker.
  • A Change Card for the new Principal Broker.
  • Certificate of Existence from the Utah Division of Corporations showing the company is current and in good standing.
  • Notarized letter on the company's letterhead, signed by a company Officer, Manager/Member or Owner, authorizing the Broker to use the company name.
  • Documentation from a financial institution less than 30 days old verifying a trust account on which the Broker is a signatory.
  • $200 non-refundable fee.

To register a Branch Office, submit to the Division:

  • Completed and signed Real Estate Company/Branch Registration. This checklist must be included with the registration.
  • A Change Card for each licensee assigned to the Branch and affiliating with the Branch Broker.
  • A Change Card for the new Branch Broker.
  • Documentation from a financial institution less than 30 days old verifying a trust account on which the Branch Broker is a signatory. (This can be the same trust account used by the main office.)
  • $200 non-refundable fee.