Maryland Real Estate License Requirements

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

Maryland real estate requirements

Maryland Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Maryland State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 60 hours
Colibri Real Estate Maryland Course Hours Offered: 60 hours


1. General Maryland Salesperson License Requirements

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

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Be of good character and reputation.

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Maryland

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

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours60 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Maryland

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 an approved 60 hours of Maryland real estate pre-license education.
  • Successfully pass the Salesperson licensing examination by achieving a score of 70% or higher.
  • Apply for your Maryland Salesperson license.

Obtain sponsorship from a licensed Maryland real estate broker.

Regulatory Notes:

Obtaining Certificate of Course Completion: Upon completion of the course, Colibri Real Estate will provide you an electronic certificate of completion in your account dashboard. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time, therefore that will be the time reflected on your certificate.

Maryland Real Estate Commission
Website: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/license/mrec/
Phone: 410-230-6200
Fax: 410-333-0023
Address: 500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor Baltimore, MD 21202
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Good to Know

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