How to get your Real Estate License in Louisiana

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

Select License Level:
4 Mandatory Hours
8 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours
4 Mandatory Hours
8 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours
0 Mandatory Hours
0 Elective Hours
49 Total Hours

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

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

Louisiana Real Estate License: Broker

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2021
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: December 31st annually.

Hours Required by Louisiana Real Estate Commission: 12 hours

•4 mandatory hours
    o2021 Mandatory Course Topic: Basics of Investment Property and Property Management
•8 elective hours

Post-License Education Requirement: All initial licensees are required to complete 45 post-license education hours within 180 days after the initial license date. Post-license education hours may be used to satisfy eight of the 12-hour annual continuing education requirement; however, post-license education hours will not satisfy the four-hour mandatory continuing education topic specified by the commission. McKissock does not currently offer post-licensing education.

Course Completion Reporting to LREC: Real estate continuing education course completions are reported to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission each Tuesday. Please see below for further details

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate:
With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.

Limitations

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

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed every Tuesday. LREC education records are not obtained from the course completion certificates issued to licensees by education providers but rather from course completion reports submitted to the LREC by those providers. Licensees need not send those certificates unless the LREC requests them. Rosters must be submitted by the 15th of the following after course completion. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.** Rosters must be submitted with in 10 days of course completion, NO EXCEPTIONS

LA Pre - Rosters are now to be sent Monthly. They want each month of completions on one roster. Will be sent first business day for previous month.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2259251923
Fax: 2259254501
Address: 9071 Interline Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Louisiana Real Estate License: Salesperson

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2021
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: December 31st annually.

Hours Required by Louisiana Real Estate Commission: 12 hours

•4 mandatory hours
    o2021 Mandatory Course Topic: Basics of Investment Property and Property Management
•8 elective hours

Post-License Education Requirement: All initial licensees are required to complete 45 post-license education hours within 180 days after the initial license date. Post-license education hours may be used to satisfy eight of the 12-hour annual continuing education requirement; however, post-license education hours will not satisfy the four-hour mandatory continuing education topic specified by the commission. McKissock does not currently offer post-licensing education.

Course Completion Reporting to LREC: Real estate continuing education course completions are reported to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission each Tuesday. Please see below for further details

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate:
With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.

Limitations

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

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed every Tuesday. LREC education records are not obtained from the course completion certificates issued to licensees by education providers but rather from course completion reports submitted to the LREC by those providers. Licensees need not send those certificates unless the LREC requests them. Rosters must be submitted by the 15th of the following after course completion. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.** Rosters must be submitted with in 10 days of course completion, NO EXCEPTIONS

LA Pre - Rosters are now to be sent Monthly. They want each month of completions on one roster. Will be sent first business day for previous month.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2259251923
Fax: 2259254501
Address: 9071 Interline Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Louisiana Real Estate License: Post License Requirements

Total Hours Required: 49
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
Post Licensing: All broker and salespeople must complete 45 hours of post-license education plus the 4-hour mandated core topic within 180 days after their initial license date for their first renewal cycle. 

The licensee has until December 31 to complete the additional 4-hour mandated core topic. 

McKissock does not currently offer the post-licensing courses. 

Limitations

There are no limits to the number of hours that may be taken online

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed every Tuesday. LREC education records are not obtained from the course completion certificates issued to licensees by education providers but rather from course completion reports submitted to the LREC by those providers. Licensees need not send those certificates unless the LREC requests them. Rosters must be submitted by the 15th of the following after course completion. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.** Rosters must be submitted with in 10 days of course completion, NO EXCEPTIONS

LA Pre - Rosters are now to be sent Monthly. They want each month of completions on one roster. Will be sent first business day for previous month.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2259251923
Fax: 2259254501
Address: 9071 Interline Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70898

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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.