Louisiana Real Estate License Requirements

How To Get Your Real Estate License In Louisiana

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Louisiana real estate requirements

Louisiana Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Louisiana State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 90 hours
Colibri Real Estate Louisiana Course Hours Offered: 90 hours


1. General Louisiana Salesperson License Requirements

The general requirements for real estate salespersons defined by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission website are as follows:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Louisiana

Below are credit hours required for the Louisiana pre-license course to qualify for your salesperson license.

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours90 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Louisiana

If you meet the general requirements and have completed your required course credit hours, you will need to complete the following steps to get your Salesperson license:

  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Pass the real estate licensing examination by earning a score of 75% or higher.
  • Obtain sponsorship from a licensed Louisiana broker.
  • Provide proof of mandatory errors & omissions insurance.
  • Submit the Louisiana license application.
  • Complete 45 post-license education hours.

Regulatory Notes:

Obtaining Certificate of Course Completion: Course completions are reported directly through the Commission. Upon completion of the course, Colibri Real Estate will provide you an electronic certificate of completion in your account dashboard. You may need to submit your certificate of completion with your license request. Please refer to your license application to determine if this is necessary. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time, therefore that will be the time reflected on your certificate.

Louisiana Real Estate Commission
Website: https://lrec.gov
Phone: (225) 925-1923
Fax: 225-925-4501
Address: 9071 Interline Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board’s site.

If you hold Real Estate licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state’s requirements.

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.