Minnesota Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

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3.75 Mandatory Hours
11.25 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
3.75 Mandatory Hours
11.25 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours

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

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. We recommend you contact the Minnesota Department of Commerce for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Minnesota Real Estate: Salesperson

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3.75
Elective Hours: 11.25
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2019
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2019

Online Info

Minnesota Real Estate Licensees are required to obtain 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years. You must complete 15 hours of education each year within that 2-year period.

Licensees must take 1 hour each of Fair Housing and Agency Law. These courses may be taken at any time during the 2-year period. McKissock offers a 2-hour Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing course for licensees.

A module training course will be required each licensing year as part of the 15 hours.
*Commercial-only salespersons and brokers are exempt from these module requirements, but must file the appropriate exemption requests form that is available on the Commission’s website.

Online Limitations

Only 8 hours of continuing education may be taken in a 24-hour period. 

Minnesota requires a timing mechanism to ensure courses are completed in the approved time. An inactivity time out set at 10 minutes.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday.
**If you need to have a roster submitted early, there will be an additional charge of $10.00**


Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone: 6515391599
Fax: 6515390112
Address:
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101

Minnesota Real Estate: Broker

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3.75
Elective Hours: 11.25
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2019
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2019

Online Info

Minnesota Real Estate Licensees are required to obtain 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years. You must complete 15 hours of education each year within that 2-year period.

Licensees must take 1 hour each of Fair Housing and Agency Law. These courses may be taken at any time during the 2-year period. McKissock offers a 2-hour Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing course for licensees.

A module training course will be required each licensing year as part of the 15 hours.
*Commercial-only salespersons and brokers are exempt from these module requirements, but must file the appropriate exemption requests form that is available on the Commission’s website.

Online Limitations

Only 8 hours of continuing education may be taken in a 24-hour period.  

Minnesota requires a timing mechanism to ensure courses are completed in the approved time. An inactivity time out set at 10 minutes.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday.
**If you need to have a roster submitted early, there will be an additional charge of $10.00**


Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone: 6515391599
Fax: 6515390112
Address:
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101

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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.