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Connecticut Real Estate State Licensing and CE Requirements

Connecticut Real Estate Commission

Department of Consumer Protection
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 901
Hartford, CT 06103-1840
Phone: 860-713-6150
Fax: 860-713-7320
Email: dcp.licenseservices@ct.gov
Website: https://portal.ct.gov


Salesperson Prelicensing Education Requirements

Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License in Connecticut:

A. Be 18 years old
B. Successfully complete 60 hours of education in Principles and Practice of Real Estate in classroom setting
C. Provide original certificate of completion
D. Be sponsored by a licensed Real Estate Broker
E. Submit for background check and fingerprints
F. Pass the State and National Exam within one year from enrolling in PSI’s site.
G. See other requirements here

Broker Prelicense Education Requirements

Requirements to Obtain a Broker's License in Connecticut:

A. Be 18 years old
B. Successfully have completed the mandatory 60 hours of Real Estate Principles and Practices course. As of Jan. 1, 2014, Real Estate Salespersons who had completed a mandatory 30 hour Real Estate Principles and Practice course in the past must retake the FULL 60 hour Real Estate Principles and Practices course to qualify.
C. Successfully complete mandatory 15 hours Real Estate Brokerage Principles and Practices course
D. Successfully complete mandatory 15 hour Legal Compliance course
E. 2 15-hour pre license elective courses OR 1 30-hour pre license Appraisal course OR evidence successfully completed at least 20 real estate transactions in the previous 5 years. A transaction is defined as a legal transfer of real property or execution of lease agreement.
F. Have been actively engaged for at least 2 years as a licensed real estate salesperson under the supervision of a licensed real estate broker in this state.
G. See other requirements here

Salesperson Continuing Education Requirements

A. Salesperson licenses expire annually on May 31st.
B. Must complete 12 hours biennial on an even-numbered year
C. See regulations here
D. See fees and additional information here

Broker Continuing Education Requirements

A. Brokers expire annually on March 31st.
B. Must complete 12 hours of education biennial on an even year
C. See regulation here 
D. See fees and additional information here

Exam Provider Information

A. Exam Provider: PSI
B. Register for exam here
C. Read Candidate Information Bulletin to be fully prepared for exam day
D. Phone number: 800-733-9267
E. Email: examschedule@psionline.com