Kentucky Real Estate License Renewal

As you prepare for real estate license renewal in Kentucky, McKissock makes it easy: Get up to speed on your state's renewal requirements to stay fully compliant.

3 Mandatory Hours
3 Elective Hours
6 Total Hours
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Kentucky Real Estate Education Requirements

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Real Estate licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Kentucky Real Estate: All

Total Hours Required: 6
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 3
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2023

Online Info

Kentucky Real Estate Licensees are required to obtain 6 hours of continuing education every year, including 3 hours of real estate law.

Continuing education is due on December 31st every year and the license renewal is by March 31st every two years.


A licensee may complete all 12 continuing education hours in the first year of the biennial renewal period; however, the same course cannot be completed twice within a year.


NOTE: Kentucky requires a state specific Continuing Education course (the Kentucky Core Law Course) to be completed by all active licensees once every four years. This course satisfies the 3 hour law + 3 hour elective for the year that it is taken.

The Kentucky Real Estate Commission requires an electronic signature (in lieu of the required affidavit) upon the start and completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

Per the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education, an enrollment agreement shall be completed and returned to the school prior to beginning course work. Note: The school cannot issue Kentucky Real Estate credit without a completed enrollment agreement on file. Enrollment agreement documents can be found in the documents section of each course. This agreement is separate from that of the requirement of an affidavit from the Commission.

Online Limitations

Kentucky Real Estate Commission requires a final exam for CE courses and will allow for only TWO attempts on the final exam before requiring the course be retaken. The final exam passing requirement is 75%.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

Rosters are sent electronically each business day.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Kentucky Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5024297250
Fax: 5024297246
Address: 500 Mero St., 2NE09 Frankfort, 40601

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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.