How to get your Real Estate License in Georgia

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Georgia Real Estate License? McKissock Learning taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Georgia, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Georgia real estate license requirements.

3 Mandatory Hours
33 Elective Hours
36 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Georgia

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Georgia Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Georgia Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 36
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 33
Renewal Cycle in Years: 4
Education Cycle in Months: 48
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: Every 4 years on the last day of the licensee’s birth month.  

Hours Required by Georgia Real Estate Commission:
36 hours

•3 mandatory hours
    oGeorgia Real Estate License Law
•33 elective hours

Post-License Education Requirement: New Salespersons must complete a 25-hour Salespersons post-license course in their first year of licensure. Click here for the post-license course.

First Time Renewal Requirements: Most 25-hour Salesperson post-license courses will also satisfy 9 of the 36 continuing education hours required for renewal. New Salespersons who fit these criteria will need 27 continuing education hours for their first renewal.

Duplicate Courses: A licensee who has successfully completed a course to meet any part of their continuing education hours may repeat that course if at least one full year separates the completion dates.

Required Course Evaluation Form: The Georgia Real Estate Commission requires an affidavit at the conclusion of each course, certifying that no other person has completed any portion of the course in the licensee’s name. The affidavit may be electronically completed (e-signed).

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard. 


There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every business day.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 4046563916
Fax: 4046566650
Address: International Tower; Suite 1000 Atlanta, GA 30303

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.