Application Checklist

Before you begin, make sure you have the below documents ready to upload.

  • DocuSign Application Acknowledgements 
  • Must be DocuSign by you and the Designated REALTOR® if you are joining as a salesperson or broker-associate. 
  • Copy of DRE License
  • Copy of Driver’s License or Government Issued ID
  • Letter of Good Standing from your previous/current Association

Thank you for your interest in joining the Bakersfield Association of Realtors®/Golden Empire MLS. Whether you’re a Realtor® or Affiliate, we are glad to welcome you to our Association. Should you have questions or interested in applying for membership, please contact our Member Services Department at (661) 635-2300 to initiate the membership application process.

*Read the Online Application Checklist First*

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REALTOR® Membership

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Online REALTOR® Application Checklist

Online REALTOR® Application

*Use the REALTOR® application if you applying for REALTOR® and MLS membership, or REALTOR® only membership. Use the MLS application below if you are only applying for an MLS subscription.

Association Bylaws (Updated 11/27/20)

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice - National Association of REALTORS®

Code of Ethics (Core Standards Requirement) - National Association of REALTORS®

California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual

Credit Card Authorization Form

REALTOR® Dues Schedule


MLS Participation

MLS Bylaws (pdf)

MLS Rules and Regulations (Amended by C.A.R. 02.2019 /Approved by NAR)

MLS Fees Schedule

Request for MLS Fee Waiver Form (Please see form for waiver qualification)

Clerical Assistant


Affiliate Application and Membership Opportunities

Association bylaws