South Carolina Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

SC Real Estate License Renewal Brokers in Charge

14 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 4 hours Commission required core
  • 2 hours of Electives
  • 4 hours Brokers-in-Charge (classroom only)


Salesperson and Broker

10 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 4 hours Commission required core
  • 6 hours of Electives


Renewal Cycle: Every 2 years from the licensed year by June 30th.

Property Manager: A property manager must complete a seven hour course in property management accounting and record keeping prior to becoming a property manager-in-charge.

Inactive: No CE is required while your license is inactive. License must be renewed and renewal fee must be paid. There is no time limit on how long your license can remain inactive. You will need to complete your CE requirement if you want to return to active status.

Exempt: A broker or salesman upon reaching the age of sixty-five years with a minimum of twenty-five years of licensure is exempt from continuing education.