Anyone who is a Malaysian citizen or Permanent Resident (PR) of Malaysia and having met the prescribed qualifications and experienced is entitled to register themselves with BOVAEA. The prescribed qualifications are according to the list as stated in the website (www.lppeh.gov.my).
Having attained the qualification, the person must register himself as a Probationary Estate Agent and undergo a two (2) years post practical training with a registered estate agent and maintain a work diary. Having fulfilled the above, he has to submit two practical tasks and to be interviewed by Board panel (called Test of Professional Competence). After passing the TPC, s/he shall then apply to register himself with the Board where an Authority to Practice Estate Agency called Form I will be issued. He is then called a registrant or registered person or a real estate agent (REA).