Virginia Real Estate License Courses Online
From Virginia Beach to Lynchburg, earn your real estate license online with experts from your area. Colibri Real Estate is an approved real estate education provider in Virginia.
Self-paced Virginia real estate license course packages
For learners who require more time while juggling work and family demands, move through real estate pre-licensing classes at your own pace and track your progress through our next-generation student dashboard. Our 60-hour pre-licensing course has updated modules with interactive learning, instructional videos, and case studies for better engagement and retention.
Where real estate passion and career meet: Disciplined self-starters, here are the essentials.
- 60-Hour Pre-License Course
- State-Approved Instructor Support
- 3 Real Estate Study Guides
- Career support: Buffini & Company coaching videos
Livestream Virginia real estate license course packages
Learn in real time and connect virtually with peers and local real estate instructors. Our livestream classes are accessed through our interactive student dashboard and include our Pass or Don’t Pay Guarantee.
Interactive learners, this one’s for you. Connect live and in real time with peers and local real estate experts.
- All required pre-licensing courses
- Virtual, instructor-led classes
- Course content developed by local experts
- Live engagement with instructors and peers
- Scheduled classes to keep you on track
- Exam prep powered by CompuCram
- Stream from any device
- Visual learning videos from Sketchy
- A one-year professional growth membership
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Preview your Virginia Education
Why choose Colibri for your Real Estate Pre-licensing classes in Virginia?
Learn from local experts
Active and seasoned real estate instructors offer experience, insights, and guidance about the real estate market in your state.
Pass your exam on the first try
Bring confidence to exam day. Enroll in industry-leading exam prep to help you pass on the first try. If you don’t pass your licensing exam on the first try, we’ll reimburse the original cost of either your pre-licensing package or the exclusive exam prep you purchased.
Enjoy flexible learning options
Get the education you need — your way, every day. Explore multiple ways to learn, and discover the method that best fits your goals.
Amplify your career confidence
If you’re here, a career in real estate is already calling you. Let’s make it happen. Join 520,000 other students who found success with us.
How to get a Real Estate License in Virginia
To become a real estate agent in Virginia, you must first get your Virginia real estate license. The process of getting your real estate license generally takes a few months and includes the following steps:
Enroll in a Virginia real estate school
The first step to getting your Virginia real estate license is to enroll in a real estate school and complete a 60-hour real estate pre-licensing course.
Pass the course final exam
Once you have completed the 60-hour Virginia real estate pre-licensing course, you must pass a course exam that will help prepare you for the state exam. The exam consists of 120 questions with a minimum passing score of 75%.
Complete the background check
You may need to submit a background check to verify your identity and right to work as a real estate agent in Virginia.
Apply for your Virginia real estate license
Submit your application online by filling out the relevant form with the Virginia Real Estate Commission. After your real estate license application has been approved, you will receive a letter of approval or eligibility from the Commission.
Pass the state license exam
Once you complete your course requirements and have received your approval of eligibility, you can take the Virginia Real Estate license exam. Virginia Real estate license exams are generally scheduled every month at a place designated by the Commission.
You need to get a score of 70% or higher on the general portion of the exam, and 75% or higher on the state portion of the exam to pass the state real estate license exam in Virginia.
Related: Explore our real estate exam prep courses in Virginia
A leading real estate school in Virginia for over 520,000 students — and counting.
To set our students up for success, we provide industry-leading real estate courses, resources, and expertise. Hear what our students have to say about our Virginia real estate classes and more:
Colibri Real Estate is proud partners with Buffini & Company, the largest North American coaching company, Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million business professionals.
Colibri Real Estate students have exclusive access to Buffini & Company’s:
- Comprehensive career coaching videos that provide relatable, useful insights and real-world examples of what it takes to succeed in this fast-growing industry.
- New Agent Starter Kit, arming them with additional career tools, tips and content.
If a student does not pass the Virginia real estate license exam within 30 days of completing the exam prep course, we’ll reimburse the original cost of either your pre-licensing package or the exclusive exam prep you purchased.* For reimbursement, email us at [email protected] with a copy of your exam results, including the date of the exams, within 30 days of the failed exam attempt.
*Specific state laws or regulations prohibit some students from qualifying. For example, Florida, Michigan, Tennessee, and New Jersey do not permit guarantees to passing the real estate licensing exam.
Just as if you were in a classroom, attending all sessions from start to finish are crucial to earn credit. We understand some things are out of your control! Please review your welcome letter, located on your student dashboard for more attendance details.
Each class must be completed in the format it was started to receive credit.
A real estate license in Virginia can cost between $455-$720 depending on your preferred real estate school and course. The cost of a real estate license course or package in Virginia Colibri is between $142-$484.
Here is a breakdown of the various fees and expenses included in the total cost of a real estate license in Virginia:
Course / Package Fees: $142-$484
Background Check: $52
Salesperson License Fees: $170
Examination Fees: $60
In Virginia, a student or licensee is expected to spend at least 2.5 days in an accredited real estate licensing course or program. The courses at Colibri are available for durations between 2.5 days and 6 months per course.
Yes, you can! Colibri offers students or licensees to attend classes and complete their pre-licensing course fully online with livestream and flexible self-paced packages.
Yes, Virginia has reciprocity agreements for real estate licenses with all states.
No, you cannot take the exam without completing your real estate pre-licensing course in Virginia.
The process to get your real estate license in Virginia can take anywhere between three weeks to six months, depending on the pace of completing your pre-licensing coursework, application process and other requirements.
First-time applicants for a VA real estate license must complete 60 hours of mandatory coursework to qualify for the state licensing exam.
To get your real estate license in Virginia, you must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, complete 60 hours of required education, and obtain a passing score of of 70% or higher on the general portion of the exam, and 75% or higher on the state portion on your VA real estate license exam.
Read more about the Virginia real estate license requirements.