How To Get Your Real Estate License In Missouri

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72 Mandatory Hours
0 Elective Hours
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Here's what you need to get your Missouri Real Estate license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Missouri 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.

Missouri Real Estate: Broker (Pre-Licensing)

Total Hours Required: 48
Mandatory Hours: 48
Elective Hours: 0

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed to the Missouri Real Estate Commission weekly on Tuesdays. We report completions from the previous Tuesday through Monday.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Missouri Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5737510293
Fax: 5737512777
Address: 3605 Missouri Blvd. Jefferson City, 65102

Missouri Real Estate: Brokers and Broker-Associate (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 9
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2024

Online Info

Continuing Education and Renewal Date: June 30th even years.

Hours Required by MREC: 12 hours

•3 mandatory hours
    o3 hours in a Commission-approved core course*
-*MREC has not mandated a core subject for the 2022-2024 license cycle, but strongly suggests that each licensee take a course in Fair Housing to satisfy the core requirement.
•9 elective hours

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Final Exam: MREC permits only TWO attempts to pass a course final exam before requiring the course be retaken.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
Seat Time: The Missouri Real Estate Commission requires that all students spend a minimum amount of seat time engaged in the course content. Our online course delivery system manages this requirement for you.

Online Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday. Rosters must be submitted with in 10 days of course completion. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, rosters will be submitted daily.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Missouri Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5737510293
Fax: 5737512777
Address: 3605 Missouri Blvd. Jefferson City, 65102

Missouri Real Estate: Sales Agent (Pre-Licensing)

Total Hours Required: 72
Mandatory Hours: 72
Elective Hours: 0

Online Info

  1. Step 1. Meet Missouri real estate license requirements. To get your Missouri real estate license, you must be at least 18 years of age and show evidence of being fingerprinted through the approved statewide vendor.
  2. Step 2. Meet ONE of the following Missouri requirements: 
     
    Option 1
    • Earn a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion from a 48-hour pre-exam salesperson course. The certification must come from an accredited Missouri real estate school on or before the exam date.
    • Pass both portions of the Missouri salesperson examination and complete the 24-hour Missouri Real Estate Practice Course (MREP) before you submit your real estate salesperson license application.
    • The Missouri Real Estate Practice Course can be taken before or after the exam date. Make sure you take it after you complete the 48-hour pre-exam salesperson course.
    • Submit your real estate salesperson license application within six months of completing the 48-hour pre-exam salesperson course.
    Option 2
    • Be a licensed attorney and pass BOTH portions of the Missouri salesperson examination (Education requirements are waived).
    • Submit your real estate salesperson license application within six months of passing the exam.
    • If you don't pass both portions of the exam in one sitting, then you must submit your real estate salesperson license application within six months of the first passing exam score.
    • Provide a copy of your Bar card with the real estate salesperson license application.
    Option 3
    • Hold a current and active real estate license in another jurisdiction.
    • Pass the STATE portion of the Missouri salesperson exam, AND
    • Complete the 24-hour Missouri Real Estate Practice Course (MREP) prior to submitting your real estate salesperson license application.
    • The Missouri Real Estate Practice course can be taken before or after exam date. Be sure to submit your real estate salesperson license application within six months of passing the exam.
    • A current license (history) certification issued within three months from the real estate commission of the state/jurisdiction where the currently license is held, must be provided with the real estate salesperson license application. A copy of license is not acceptable.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are emailed to the Missouri Real Estate Commission weekly on Tuesdays. We report completions from the previous Tuesday through Monday.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Missouri Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5737510293
Fax: 5737512777
Address: 3605 Missouri Blvd. Jefferson City, 65102

Missouri Real Estate: Salesperson (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 9
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 09/30/2024

Online Info

Continuing Education and Renewal Date: September 30th even years.  

Hours Required by MREC: 12 hours

•3 mandatory hours
    o3 hours in a Commission-approved core course*
-*MREC has not mandated a core subject for the 2022-2024 license cycle, but strongly suggests that each licensee take a course in Fair Housing to satisfy the core requirement.
•9 elective hours

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Final Exam: MREC permits only TWO attempts to pass a course final exam before requiring the course be retaken.  
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.   
Seat Time: The Missouri Real Estate Commission requires that all students spend a minimum amount of seat time engaged in the course content. Our online course delivery system manages this requirement for you.
 

Online Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday. Rosters must be submitted with in 10 days of course completion. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, rosters will be submitted daily.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Missouri Real Estate Commission
Phone: 5737510293
Fax: 5737512777
Address: 3605 Missouri Blvd. Jefferson City, 65102

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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.