Idaho Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

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7 Mandatory Hours
12 Elective Hours
19 Total Hours

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

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Idaho Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Idaho 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.

Idaho Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 19
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Idaho's CE Requirement:
First renewal on active status only - 12 hours POST license (8-hr mandatory post license Fundamentals + one 4-hour Post license module of your choice) PLUS 2 different ID Commission core courses.  
*Please note that the number of hours for each core course can fluctuate between 2-4 hours.  Depending on your renewal year, the number of mandatory hours listed above may not match.  The important thing is for you to take a core course every year and 12 hours of electives within your 2 year cycle.

Subsequent renewals on active status: 12 hours of elective plus 2 different ID Commission core courses (mandatory credit).
*Please note that the number of hours for each core course can fluctuate between 2-4 hours.  Depending on your renewal year, the number of mandatory hours listed above may not match.  The important thing is for you to take a core course every year and 12 hours of electives within your 2 year cycle.

Reminder: A Commission Core Course can only be taken one time to receive mandatory credit, you cannot repeat a core course from one cycle to the next.

Licensees are strongly encouraged to review their education history with IREC before purchasing any Core courses as duplicate credit cannot be given for any Core course that has previously been taken by the licensee.
 
Special education requirements apply to salesperson licensees renewing their license on active status for the first time, or those who need CE to activate their license for the first time. Salesperson licensees who fall into these categories should check with the Idaho Real Estate Commission for further information.

Online Limitations

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

Only one final exam retake is allowed, if the final exam is not passed the second time, the licensee must retake the entire course and pass the final exam in order to receive credit .

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are required to be submitted within 5 days of course completion.  As a result rosters will be submitted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 3 days

Governing Agency

Name: Idaho Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2083343285
Fax: 2083342050
Address: 575 E. Parkcenter Blvd, Suite 180 Boise, ID 83706

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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.