Yes. You are under the Sales Apprentice Education (SAE) requirements. Before you can renew your license, you are required to have completed a total of 270 hours of qualifying course hours, and the Legal Update I and II courses.
To determine how many hours have posted to your license record, you may visit the license holder info search feature on our website.
License holders must meet Continuing Education (CE) requirements during each two- year license period. CE must include 4 hours in Legal Update I and 4 hours in Legal Update II, and 10 hours in CE elective courses for a total of 18 hours. To determine how many hours have posted to your license record, you can visit our license holder search.
A broker or designated broker of a business entity who sponsor one or more sales agents during their current license period or a delegated supervisor of one or more license holders for a period of six months or more during the supervisor’s current license period must complete the six-hour Broker Responsibility Course as part of the 18-hour CE requirement.
You can be exempt from taking the National portion of the exam if you hold an active license in a state that participates in the National exam accreditation with ARELLO. Submit a license history from the state in which you are licensed when you file your application so we can determine if you are exempt.
No. All sales agent applicants must complete the required education.
Exam results for each section of the exam are valid for one year from the passing date. If you reapply less than one year from passing one section of the exam, you will not need to retake that section. Both the State and National sections of the exam must be passed before the application expiration date.
Yes. If TREC records do not show that you have completed your CE at the time you submit your renewal application, you must pay a $200 CE deferral fee, or renew in inactive status. Paying the deferral fee allows you to continue to be active in real estate activities and provides an additional 60 days from your expiration date to complete your CE.
Yes. The name on your government issued photo ID must match the name on your real estate license application. If the names do not match, please submit a name change request. Include your name as it appears on the application, a copy of your government-issued photo ID, and your telephone number to TREC.