West Virginia Real Estate License Requirements
How to Get Your Real Estate License in West Virginia
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West Virginia Blanket License Requirements
The 90 hours prescribed for brokers are the same hours as the salesperson education requirements, but consist of more in-depth coverage in each subject area.
West Virginia Salesperson License Requirements
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: June 30th every year.
Hours Required by West Virginia Real Estate Commission: Seven (7) elective hours.
Duplicate Courses: Licensees are not permitted to repeat a course (same title and content) for two (2) consecutive renewal periods (equal to two (2) years).
Final Exam: The West Virginia Real Estate Commission permits only two attempts to pass the course final examination with a minimum score of 70%. If the exam is failed on the second attempt, the licensee must repurchase and retake the entire course, including the exam. The course final examination must be successfully passed to receive credit.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Rosters are submitted for licensed students to CE Broker (West Virginia’s official CE tracking system) each business day.
Good to Know
The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the West Virginia 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.