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A licensee shall not renew the licensee's license any earlier than two months prior to the filing deadline.A licensee shall not renew the licensee's license any earlier than two months prior to the filing deadline. 

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Continuing Education Requirements

This information is intended to provide answers to commonly asked questions by real estate agents. It is not intended to replace detailed information found in your state’s statutes and regulations. Though we have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information given is reliable and current, we cannot guarantee that it is. For more information please contact your state real estate department. See contact information below.

Hours Required

Salespersons and Brokers who hold an active real estate license are required to complete 30 hours of approved continuing education each three-year renewal period. All licensees age 70 and older who hold an inactive license are exempt from the continuing education requirement. Licensees age 70 and older who hold an active license must only complete the 9 mandatory credit hours.

Compliance Date

Every three years from the first birthday following initial licensure. 

Approved Course Delivery Methods

• Independent self-study online courses
• Classroom

Exam Requirements

Self-study courses do not require a final exam

Course Subject Requirements

Each licensee is required to complete 9 hours of mandatory coursework to include the following: 3 hours Civil Rights, 3 hours Core Law and 3 hours Canons of Ethics.

Carryover Credits

A maximum of ten elective hours may be carried over to the next compliance period.

Credit Reporting

Continuing Education providers must submit rosters through the course/class roster entry system within 10 days of the date of course completion.

License Renewal

Agent must submit "Renewal Application with Education Compliance Form" from the Ohio Department of Commerce along with copies of certificates of completion and renewal fee. We will provide a certificate of completion for your records and you will be responsible for transferring the information provided to your renewal sheet. A licensee shall not renew the licensee's license any earlier than two months prior to the filing deadline.
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Contact Information:

If you have any questions or need further information please contact:

State of Ohio
Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing
77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6133
Phone: 614.466.4100 Fax: 614.644.0584
Email: webreal@com.state.oh.us

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