How to get your Real Estate License in Georgia

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Georgia Real Estate License? McKissock Learning taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Georgia, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Georgia real estate license requirements.

3 Mandatory Hours
33 Elective Hours
36 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Georgia

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Georgia Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Georgia Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 36
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 33
Renewal Cycle in Years: 4
Education Cycle in Months: 48

Georgia Real Estate Professionals (including Referral Agents) are required to take 36 continuing education hours every 4 years.

Note – As of July 1, 2016, the 36 required hours of continuing education shall include 3 mandatory hours on the topic of License Law. This issue of the GREC RENews details this rule update.
Rule 520-1-.05 Maintaining a License

The Georgia Real Estate Commission requires an affidavit be submitted to McKissock upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).


There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Courses may NOT be repeated within a one year period.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 Atlanta, GA 30303

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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.