Maine Real Estate License Requirements

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

Maine real estate requirements

How To Get Your Real Estate Salesperson License In Maine

Maine state-required pre-licensing course: 55 hours
Colibri Real Estate Maine Course Hours Offered: 55 hours

1. General Maine Salesperson License Requirements

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

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of application for the license.
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Maine

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

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours55 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Maine

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:

  • Complete the sales agent course with a minimum final grade of 75%.
  • Pass the sales agent licensing examination, administered by Pearson VUE, with a minimum final grade of 75% within one year of passing the sales agent course.
  • Apply for your Maine sales agent license and required background check.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Application for the sales agent license must be made within one (1) year of passing the licensing examination.

Regulatory Notes:

Maine Professional & Financial Regulation 

Address: 35 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0035 

Phone: (207) 624-8603 

Fax: (207) 624-8637 


Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Maine 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.