How To Get Your Real Estate License In Georgia

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25 Mandatory Hours
0 Elective Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Georgia Real Estate license

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

Georgia Real Estate: All (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 36
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 33
Renewal Cycle in Years: 4
Education Cycle in Months: 48

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Continuing Education and Renewal Date: Every 4 years on the last day of the licensee’s birth month.  

Hours Required by Georgia Real Estate Commission:
36 hours

•3 mandatory hours
    oGeorgia Real Estate License Law
•33 elective hours

Post-License Education Requirement: New Salespersons must complete a 25-hour Salespersons post-license course in their first year of licensure. Click here for the post-license course.

First Time Renewal Requirements: Most 25-hour Salesperson post-license courses will also satisfy 9 of the 36 continuing education hours required for renewal. New Salespersons who fit these criteria will need 27 continuing education hours for their first renewal.

Duplicate Courses: A licensee who has successfully completed a course to meet any part of their continuing education hours may repeat that course if at least one full year separates the completion dates.

Required Course Evaluation Form: The Georgia Real Estate Commission requires an affidavit at the conclusion of each course, certifying that no other person has completed any portion of the course in the licensee’s name. The affidavit may be electronically completed (e-signed).

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate:
With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard. 

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 business day.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 229 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, 30303

Georgia Real Estate: Broker (Pre-Licensing)

Total Hours Required: 60
Mandatory Hours: 60
Elective Hours: 0

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Broker candidates are required to complete the 60 hour Broker's Prelicense course approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. All Qualifying Education Courses require a LIVE PROCTORED FINAL EXAMINATION.

Online Limitations

There is no limit on number of hours allowed to be taken online; all QE hours can be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically to the Georgia Real Estate Commission every business day. Rosters are not submitted until information from the proctored course final exam has been verified and accepted.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 229 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, 30303

Georgia Real Estate: Sales Agent (Post Licensing)

Total Hours Required: 25
Mandatory Hours: 25
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
Education Cycle in Months: 12

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Post-License Education Due Date: Within the first year of licensure.

New Salespersons must complete a 25-hour Salespersons post-license course in their first year of licensure. The course taken must be one specifically approved by the Commission. Failure to complete a post-license course during the first year of being licensed will cause the license to lapse. Click here for the post-license course.

Online Limitations

The 25-hour post-license course may be completed online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Roster sent electronically daily. Rosters will not be submitted until the proctor has been verified and accepted.

**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 229 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, 30303

Georgia Real Estate: Salesperson (Pre-Licensing)

Total Hours Required: 75
Mandatory Hours: 75
Elective Hours: 0

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  1. Step 1. Follow Georgia Real Estate License General Requirements
    • Have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Pass a background check.
    • Be at least 18 years old in order to become licensed in Georgia. If you are 17, you may sit for the exam, however, the license cannot be activated until you are 18.
  2. Step 2. Follow Georgia Real Estate License Education Requirements - Enroll Today.You must meet ONE of the following Georgia real estate license educational requirements:
    • Successfully complete the required 75-hour Salesperson Pre-license Course at a school approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission, OR
    • Successfully complete a minimum of 10 quarter hours or six semester hours of coursework eligible for a major in real estate from a U.S. or Canadian accredited college or university or successfully complete a course in real property, agency, or contracts from a U.S. or Canadian accredited school of law, OR
      • Once you have completed your education requirements, you must submit your official transcript from the college, university, or school of law with your application for examination to Applied Measurement Professionals (not the Commission). Continuing education adult education, crash seminars and special short courses are not acceptable. AMP will notify you whether your coursework is acceptable.
    • Alternatively, you may provide proof you completed at least 75 hours of pre-license course work approved by the real estate regulatory agency of another state or province of Canada. Be sure to obtain a letter from the agency that verifies that the course work is approved in that state or province.
    • In the first year of your licensure as a salesperson, you must take a 25-hour salesperson post-license course. If you don't complete the post-license course during the first year, your license will lapse.
  3. Step 3: Follow Georgia Real Estate License Exam Requirements.
    • Register for the examination administered by Applied Measurement Professionals and approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission.
    • Pay the examination fee of $115.
    • Successfully pass the exam.
    • Apply for your license within 12 months of the date you took the exam; if 12 months have passed, you must retake the exam.

Online Limitations

The 75-hour Georgia Prelicense course requires a LIVE, PROCTORED COURSE FINAL EXAMINATION.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically to the Georgia Real Estate Commission every business day. Rosters are not submitted until information from the proctored course final exam has been verified and accepted.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 229 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, 30303

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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.