•16.4(1) All individual real estate licenses are issued for three-year terms, counting the remaining portion of the year of issue as a full year. All individual licenses expire on December 31 of the third year of the license term.
Hours Required by Iowa Real Estate Commission: 36 hours
•12 mandatory hours
o8-hour Law Update
•24 elective hours
Duplicate Courses: Per 193E—16.4(3) During each three-year renewal period a course may be taken for credit only once. A course may be repeated for credit only if the course numbers and instructors are different.
Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Final Exam: In accordance with 193E—17.10(4), a passing score of 80 percent is required for course credit to be granted. There is no limit to the number of times a final examination may be taken to achieve a passing score.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.