How to get your Real Estate License in Maine

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

3 Mandatory Hours
18 Elective Hours
21 Total Hours

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

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

Maine Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 21
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 18
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
The Maine real estate professionals are required to obtain 21 hours of continuing education every 24 months. Three (3) hours of the 21 hours must be in a mandatory topic.


Core Course Requirement
Effective April 1, 2019 the Real Estate Commission core course requirement is dependent upon your license type as follows:

Designated Brokers: “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 3”
Brokers and Associate Brokers: “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 3”

The applicable course is required if:
•    your license expiration date is on or after April 1, 2019.
•    your license has expired and you renew on or after April 1, 2019.
•    you activate a license on or after April 1, 2019.

Licensees with a license expiration date prior to April 1, 2019, who renew prior to April 1, 2019,  may fulfill their core course requirement with either “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 2”  or “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers –2 ” (depending on your license type) or the core course appropriate for the license type as noted above.

Governing Agency

Name: Maine Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2076248515
Fax: 2076248637
Address: Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation 35 State House Station Augusta, ME 14333

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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.