How to get your Real Estate License in New Hampshire

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

Select License Level:
3 Mandatory Hours
12 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
3 Mandatory Hours
12 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in New Hampshire

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

New Hampshire Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
New Hampshire Real Estate Professionals are required to complete 15 continuing education hours every 2 years including a 3-hour core course.  

Inactive licensees are required to take the 3-hour core course.


*Effective 2-1-20 a salesperson who is applying for his or her first renewal, shall complete 12 hours of post-licensing continuing education courses in addition to the core course.

Online Limitations

The New Hampshire Real Estate Commission requires a timing mechanism in place to ensure that the appropriate amount of time is being spent in the course. Please note that your course will time out after several minutes of inactivity.

Governing Agency

Name: New Hampshire Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6032712701
Fax: 6032711039
Address: 121 South Fruit Street, Suite 201 Concord, NH 03301

New Hampshire Real Estate License: First Time Renewal Requirements

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Effective 2-1-20 a salesperson who is applying for his or her first renewal, shall complete 12 hours of post-licensing continuing education courses in addition to the core course.

(d)The 12 hours of post-licensing continuing education shall consist of accredited courses from one of  each of four approved post-licensing course topics, and may include one or more additional accredited courses from approved optional post-licensing course topics.

Rea 302.03(a) A post-licensing course shall meet or exceed the commission’s learning objectives in one of the following four required course topics:
1.    P & S contracts;
2.    Ethical Behavior;
3.    Disclosure Forms; or
4.    Agency

The optional courses topics:
1.    Fair Housing
2.    New Construction
3.    Advertising
4.    Conflict and Dispute Resolution
5.    Negotiations; and
6.    Broker Agreements

*Note post-licensing courses must be completed either in-class or by internet live-class.

Governing Agency

Name: New Hampshire Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6032712701
Fax: 6032711039
Address: 121 South Fruit Street, Suite 201 Concord, NH 03301

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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.