Education License Renewal Requirement Changes are Now in Effect

Sep 21, 2022

As per Department of State, all licensees must successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education. The education must include at least 2.5 hours on the subject of ethical business practices, at least 1 hour of recent legal matters, at least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property and at least 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, 2 hours of agency related instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.  

Effective September 21, 2022, the 22.5 hours of approved Continuing Education requirement must also include two hours of instruction pertaining to cultural competency and two hours of instruction pertaining to implicit bias. Any member whose license expires on or after September 21,2022, must include these two additional topics in their required topics. The number of required hours still remains at 22.5 hours of CE upon renewal. Learn more HERE.