South Dakota Real Estate Post License Requirements

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

South Dakota Real Estate License: New Broker Associates Only

Persons receiving initial licensure as a broker associate shall complete 60 hours of postlicensing education.

Thirty (30) hours must be completed during the initial licensing period (Postlicensing Period 1), and 30 hours must be completed during the second license cycle (Postlicensing Period 2).

All of the postlicensing hours must be in Required subject areas.  A licensee can repeat a course, just as long as it is in a different license cycle.  So, if a course is taken for PL1, it can be taken again when the licensee is in PL2.

20:69:11:01.05. Required continuing education subject areas. Required continuing education subject areas may only be in the following subject areas:
-Real Estate Contracts
-Real Estate License Law
-Fair Housing
-Ethics
-Environmental Issues
-Antitrust
-The Americans with Disabilities Act
-Brokerage Services

*Any hours a licensee has completed in the subject areas of negotiation, business planning, technology, or marketing before July 1, 2015, count towards the licensee’s postlicensing education requirement.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are mailed every Friday. It is not necessary for rosters to be received before a licensee can renew. **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: South Dakota Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6057733600
Fax: 6057734356
Address: 221 W. Capitol Ave. Suite 101 Pierre, SD 57501

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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.