Kentucky Real Estate License Renewal Requirements
Sales Associate, Broker Associate, or Principal Broker

6 hours each calendar year, with at least three hours in an approved legal topic. Once every four years, each licensee must take the six-hour Kentucky Core Course. Contact the Kentucky Real Estate Commission to verify your Core Course year.


Renewal Cycle: Every year By December 31st.

Inactive: No CE education is required while a license is inactive. When a licensee wishes to return to active status, he or she should complete the required CE and the Kentucky Core Course BEFORE the license can be reactivated.

6 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #1
This package meets the requirements for real estate brokers or sales associates. This package is approved for 3.0 Elective Hours and 3.0 Kentucky Law.

This renewal package contains the following 2 courses:
  1. Ethics
  2. Fair Housing for the Real Estate Industry

6 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #2
This package meets the requirements for real estate brokers or sales associates. This package is approved for 3.0 Elective Hours and 3.0 Kentucky Law.

This renewal package contains the following 2 courses:
  1. Floods and other Natural Hazards
  2. Valuation, Marketing, and Listings

6 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #3
This package meets the requirements for real estate brokers or sales associates. This package is approved for 3.0 Approved Legal Topic Hours and 3.0 Elective Hours.

This renewal package contains the following 2 courses:
  1. Avoiding Common Mistakes
  2. Property Management

6 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #4
This package meets the requirements for real estate brokers or sales associates. This package is approved for 6.0 Elective Hours.

This renewal package contains the following 2 courses:
  1. Contracts and Leasing
  2. Planning and Growing a Real Estate Business