Requirements to be an NBA Sports Agent

What are the Requirements to become an NBA Sports Agent?

Fill out the NBPA Player Agent Application

You will need a Degree from an accredited four-year college/university

No degree? Life experience may help. You may submit for consideration any relevant negotiating experience

They will need authorization to perform a background investigation

Then you need the Approval of the NBPA Player Agent Application

Fees and Dues

There is a non-refundable application fee of $100.00

Then the Agent dues of $2,500.00 will be due

Refundable if applicant’s NBPA Player Agent Application is rejected or applicant does not pass the examination

NBPA Agent Examination

Successful completion of a written proctored examination (see below)

When should you Apply?

The application window is August 1 through December 1 of every year; early and/or late filings will not be accepted.