How to get your Real Estate License in North Dakota

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

0 Mandatory Hours
9 Elective Hours
9 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in North Dakota

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

North Dakota Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 9
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 9
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 11/15/2021
North Dakota Real Estate Professionals are required to take 9 continuing education hours every 12 months.

For the current continuing education cycle (November 16, 2020 through November 15, 2021) there is NO mandatory course. All 9 CE hours can be on any topic offered in a course approved by the N.D. Real Estate Commission.

There is NOT a grace period for completing your education. If you do not have the required number of hours for an active license, you need to renew to the inactive status until you have completed the required education. Keep in mind that the continuing education hours you use to activate an inactive license cannot be used to meet the 9 hrs. of continuing education required annually.


Students must complete the online courses within one year from enrollment date. 

North Dakota licensees are not allowed to take more than 8 hours of courses in a 24-hour period


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed every Friday. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: North Dakota Real Estate Commission
Phone: 7013289749
Fax: 7013289750
Address: 1120 College Drive Suite 204 Bismark, ND 58501

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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.