California Real Estate License Renewal

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California Real Estate License Level: All

Total Hours Required:
45.00
Elective Hours:
12.00
Mandatory Hours:
33.00
License Renewal Period:
4 years
Renewal Date:
--

Other Licensing Requirements:

Current Requirements:
Broker and Salespersons who have already renewed their license once must complete a total of 45 hours of approved CE courses for subsequent renewals:
•Either 15 hours of CE courses in Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, and Risk Management OR one eight-hour survey course covering the 5 mandatory course subjects;
•At least 18 hours of consumer protection courses; and
•The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours may be related to either consumer service of consumer protection

New Renewal Requirements Effective January 1, 2016:
Broker and Salespersons who have already renewed their license once must complete a total of 45 hours of approved CE courses for subsequent renewals:
•One 8-hour survey course covering the 6 mandatory course subjects (in Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, Risk Management, and Management and Supervision);
•At least 18 hours of consumer protection courses; and
•The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours may be related to either consumer service of consumer protection

Online Limitations:

Licensees may complete final examinations for a maximum of 15 credit hours per 24-hour period. 

Correspondence has a study time of only 8 hours per day (24-hour day) - Study time starts at time of enrollment.
Online correspondence in CA means the exam must be taken online.

There are no limits on the number of hours allowed to be taken online.

A timing mechanism is also required for all online courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours.

You will only be allotted 1 minute per question on the final which basically means if it’s a 10 question final you will have to complete that final in 10 minutes.

The state will allow for only TWO attempts on the final exam before requiring the course be retaken. This is a requirement by the California Bureau of Real Estate.

Roster

Roster Required:
No
Roster Process:
No roster required.
Roster Sent:
n/a

Governing Agency

Name:
California Bureau of Real Estate
Phone #:
916-227-0894
Fax #:
916-227-5869
Website:
http://www.bre.ca.gov/
Address:
1651 Exposition Boulevard
PO Box 137009
Sacramento, CA 95813

California Real Estate License Level: Salesperson First Time Renewal

Total Hours Required:
45.00
Elective Hours:
9.00
Mandatory Hours:
36.00
License Renewal Period:
--
Renewal Date:
--

Other Licensing Requirements:

New Renewal Requirements Effective January 1, 2016:
Brokers renewing for the first time must complete a total of 45 hours of approved CE courses:
•6 separate 3-hour courses in Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, Risk Management, and Management and Supervision;
•A minimum of 18 hours of consumer protection courses; and
•The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection

Online Limitations:

Roster

Roster Required:
No
Roster Process:
No roster required.
Roster Sent:
n/a

Governing Agency

Name:
California Bureau of Real Estate
Phone #:
916-227-0894
Fax #:
916-227-5869
Website:
http://www.bre.ca.gov/
Address:
1651 Exposition Boulevard
PO Box 137009
Sacramento, CA 95813

California Real Estate License Level: Broker First Time Renewal

Total Hours Required:
45.00
Elective Hours:
9.00
Mandatory Hours:
36.00
License Renewal Period:
--
Renewal Date:
--

Other Licensing Requirements:

New Renewal Requirements Effective January 1, 2016:
Brokers renewing for the first time must complete a total of 45 hours of approved CE courses:
•6 separate 3-hour courses in Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, Risk Management, and Management and Supervision;
•A minimum of 18 hours of consumer protection courses; and
•The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection

Online Limitations:

Roster

Roster Required:
No
Roster Process:
No roster required.
Roster Sent:
n/a

Governing Agency

Name:
California Bureau of Real Estate
Phone #:
916-227-0894
Fax #:
916-227-5869
Website:
http://www.bre.ca.gov/
Address:
1651 Exposition Boulevard
PO Box 137009
Sacramento, CA 95813
Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.

For any questions on California Real Estate Continuing Education licensing requirements,
please contact McKissock California Real Estate Continuing Education school with any questions at 800-328-2008.