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Tennessee State Real Estate Licensing and CE Requirements

Tennessee Real Estate Commission

500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0565
Phone: 651.741.2241
Email: trec.info@tn.gov
Website: www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/trec.html

Tennessee Affiliate Real Estate Broker Licensing Requirements

A. Be 18 years or older
B. Be a resident of Tennessee for at least 45 days
C. Submit fingerprints for a background check
D. Provide proof of a high school diploma or equivalent certification
E. Provide proof of completion of 60 credit hours of education before sitting for the PSI exam and have completed the 30-hour New Affiliates course before applying for a license
F. Successfully pass the state and national portions of the exam

Tennessee Real Estate Broker Licensing Requirements

A. Be 18 years or older
B. Provide proof of a high school diploma or equivalent certification
C. Must have an active license that meets one of the following criteria:

a. If licensed as an affiliate broker on or before May 12, 1988, must be twenty-four months actively licensed
b. If licensed as an affiliate broker after May 12, 1988, must be thirty-six months actively licensed
c. If the candidate has a baccalaureate degree with a major in real estate, must be twenty-four months actively licensed

D. Must have successfully completed 120 hours of real estate education—30 of which must be an Office/Broker Management course
E. Submit the completed broker examination application before making an examination appointment
F. Successfully passed the state and national portions of the broker’s exam

Real Estate Post-Licensing Education Requirements

A. Brokers licensed after Jan 1, 2001, must complete 120 additional hours of education before the third anniversary of their broker license
B. Brokers licensed after Jan 1, 2005, must complete continuing education requirements after completing 120 hours of post-license requirements

Affiliate Real Estate Broker Continuing Education Requirements

A. Per renewal period, 16 hours of education are required. Must be 10 hours of electives and the 6-hour mandatory CORE course
B. Licenses renew every two years

Real Estate Broker Continuing Education Requirements

A. Per renewal period of every two years, 16 hours of education are required. Must be 10 hours of electives and the 6-hour mandatory CORE course
B. Licenses renew every two years

Real Estate Exam Provider Information in Tennesee

A. Must submit an application to the state before scheduling the state or national exam
B. Once approval is received, please visit PSI’s website
C. Please read through the Candidate Information Bulletin to be prepared for exam day
D. Contact via phone at: 800.733.9267
E. Contact via email at: examschedule@psionline.com