West Virginia Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

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Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in West Virginia

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

West Virginia Real Estate: All

West Virginia Real Estate Agents/Brokers are required to take 7 continuing education hours every 12 months. No mandatory courses.

Additional Information:

• A licensee has two (2) attempts on the final exam. You must complete the course and pass the final exam with a minimum grade of 75%.  If the exam is not passed the second time, the licensee must repurchase and retake the entire course, including the final exam.

• After you complete the final exam you will be required to complete the Student Affidavit form. This form will need to be signed & notarized. 


• Once we have received your notarized form your course completion certificate will be mailed to you.

Licensees are encouraged to retain copies of their Certificates of Completion in the event that they are audited by the state. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate(s) of Completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Eastern Standard Time. Please note that the date on your Certificate(s)of Completion will reflect this.

Online Limitations

*****The Licensees are not allowed to take the same course(same title and content) for 2 consecutive renewal periods(2 years).***** 

There are no limits on the number of CE hours allowed to be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 3045583555
Fax: 3045586442
Address: 300 Capitol Street, Suite 400 Charleston, WV 25301

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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.