How to get your Real Estate License in New Jersey

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

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12 Total Hours
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Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in New Jersey

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the New Jersey 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 Jersey Real Estate License: Agent or Broker

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 6
Elective Hours: 6
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2021
Renewal Date: June 30th odd years.
The NJ REC is extending the license renewal period through July 19, 2021.  No late license renewal fee will be imposed on anyone who renews on or before 7/19/21.

Continuing Education Date:
April 30th odd years.  
The NJ REC will extend the CE due date through May 31st 2021.  The $200 late fee will not be imposed until June 1, 2021.  Anyone completing their CE after 05/31/2021 will pay the $200 CE late fee.
 
Hours Required by New Jersey REC: 12 hours

- 6 core hours
    - 2 hours in Ethics
    - 1 hour in Fair Housing
    - 3 hours in any core topic (Agency, Disclosure, Legal Issues, Ethics, Fair Housing, and/or Rules and Regulations).

- 6 elective hours (may be core, elective, or a combination).


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PSI Account: Course completion will be visible on your PSI account roughly 24-48 hours after the education provider has uploaded the submission. To check your CE credits on PSI, please click on this link: https://njrece.psiexams.com

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 dashboard account. 

Limitations

The New Jersey Real Estate Commission accepts an electronic signature in lieu of the required course affidavit. An electronic signature must be submitted to McKissock upon the start and completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Due to the renewal period, starting 5/1/2021 rosters will be reported daily through 6/4/2021.

Rosters are submitted electronically every Thursday. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**


PSI Account: Course completion will be visible on your PSI account roughly 24-48 hours after the education provider has uploaded the submission. To check your CE credits on PSI, please click on this link: https://njrece.psiexams.com

Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: New Jersey Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6092927272
Fax: 6092920944
Address: 20 West State Street Trenton, NJ 08625

New Jersey Real Estate License: Salesperson Licensed With Real Estate Referral Company

Total Hours Required: 0
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Date:
New Jersey Salesperson Licensed with Real Estate Referral Company (formerly known as the Referral Agent) does not need continuing education to renew their license.

Continuing Education is required to change a license type from Salesperson Licensed with Real Estate Referral Company to another license type. Please click here to see the options: Salesperson Licensed with Real Estate Referral Company Chart

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Due to the renewal period, starting 5/1/2021 rosters will be reported daily through 6/4/2021.

Rosters are submitted electronically every Thursday. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**


PSI Account: Course completion will be visible on your PSI account roughly 24-48 hours after the education provider has uploaded the submission. To check your CE credits on PSI, please click on this link: https://njrece.psiexams.com

Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: New Jersey Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6092927272
Fax: 6092920944
Address: 20 West State Street Trenton, NJ 08625

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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.