Pennsylvania Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

PA Real Estate License Renewal Salespersons renewing for the 2nd and subsequent time and Brokers

14 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 3 hours Rules and Regulations
  • 11 hours of Electives
Salespersons who are renewing their initial license for the first time are required to take special commission developed modules.


Renewal Cycle: Every 2 years (even years) by May 31st of the renewal year.

Inactive: No CE is required while your license is inactive. License must be renewed and renewal fee must be paid. A licensee can only regain inactive for 5 years after that the state exam must be retaken. You will need to complete your CE requirement if you want to return to active status.