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New York Real Estate Renewal Requirements

Real estate professionals in New York must renew their licenses every two years by the anniversary of license issuance.

New York 1st Renewal Cycle:

  • All licensees are required to successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education
  • At least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property
  • At least 2 hours of Agency Training

New York Requirements:

  • All licensees are required to successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education.
  • At least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest of real property.
  • At least 1 hour of Agency Training

How Do I Renew My New York Real Estate License?

Renewing a Salesperson license click here
Renewing a Broker license click here

Are you approved by the state?

Yes! Course approval numbers are listed next to the course title.

What happens if I do not renew my New York real estate license?

You cannot conduct any real estate activities that require a license. You have two years to renew your license. If you do not renew within two years you will have to retake the state exam, however, you will not have to retake the 75-hour pre-licensing course.
When submitting your new salesperson application, you must include your new exam results, your application fee, and a copy of your expired license.

I have extra New York real estate continuing education credits, can I apply them to the next cycle?

No, New York only accepts continuing education from the current cycle.

Are there any exemptions from New York real estate continuing education?

Yes, license holders who have maintained their license for 15 consecutive years prior to July 1st, 2008, do not have to complete continuing education.

 

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