How to get your Real Estate License in Washington DC

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

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9 Mandatory Hours
6 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
9 Mandatory Hours
6 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
9 Mandatory Hours
6 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Washington DC

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

Washington DC Real Estate License: Broker and Associate Broker

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 6
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 02/28/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 02/28/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: February 28th of odd-numbered years.

Hours Required by DCRA: 15 hours.
•9 mandatory hours
    o3-hour DC Fair Housing
    o3-hour DC Ethics
    o3-hour DC Legislative Update
•3 hours in Property Management
•3 hours in Broker Supervision  

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 student dashboard.

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be completed via distance education.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Monday. **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: District of Columbia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2024424320
Fax: 2024429445
Address: 1100 4th Street SW, Suite E500 Washington, DC 20024

Washington DC Real Estate License: Property Manager

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 6
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 02/28/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 02/28/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: February 28th of odd-numbered years.

Hours Required by DCRA: 15 hours.
•9 mandatory hours
    o3-hour DC Fair Housing
    o3-hour DC Ethics
    o3-hour DC Legislative Update
•6 hours in Property Management

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 student dashboard.

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be completed via distance education.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Monday. **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: District of Columbia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2024424320
Fax: 2024429445
Address: 1100 4th Street SW, Suite E500 Washington, DC 20024

Washington DC Real Estate License: Sales Agent

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 6
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 08/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: August 31st of odd-numbered years.

Hours Required by DCRA: 15 hours.
•9 mandatory hours
    o3-hour DC Fair Housing
    o3-hour DC Ethics
    o3-hour DC Legislative Update
•3 hours in Property Management
•3 elective hours

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 student dashboard.

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be completed via distance education.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Monday. **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: District of Columbia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 2024424320
Fax: 2024429445
Address: 1100 4th Street SW, Suite E500 Washington, DC 20024

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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.