How to get your Real Estate License in Minnesota

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

Select License Level:
3.75 Mandatory Hours
11.25 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
3.75 Mandatory Hours
11.25 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours

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

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. We recommend you contact the Minnesota Department of Commerce for more detailed information or changes.

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

Minnesota Real Estate License: Broker

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3.75
Elective Hours: 11.25
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2023
Renewal Date: June 30th every 2 years.
Continuing Education Date: June 30th every year.  

Hours Required by Minnesota Department of Commerce: Thirty (30) total hours are required for license renewal, fifteen (15) hours must be completed each licensing year from July 1st and June 30th.

•As part of the thirty (30) hours, licensees must complete 1-hour of Fair Housing and 1-hour of Agency Law. These courses may be completed at any time during the 2-year licensing period. McKissock offers a 2-hour Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing course for licensees.

•As part of the fifteen (15) hours required each licensing year, licensees must complete a module training course.

Duplicate Courses: Per 82.61 Licensing: Continuing Education and Instruction (2)(f) Credit may not be earned if the licensee has previously obtained credit for the same course as either a student or instructor during the same 2-year licensing period.

Course Hours Daily Limit: The Minnesota Department of Commerce allows a maximum of eight (8) continuing education hours to be taken on any one calendar day.

Seat Time: The Minnesota Department of Commerce requires a timing device for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after 10 minutes of inactivity.

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

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

Limitations

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

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday and Thursday. **If you need to have a roster submitted early, there will be an additional charge of $10.00**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone: 6515391599
Fax: 6515390112
Address: 85 7th Place East, Suite 500 St. Paul, MN 55101

Minnesota Real Estate License: Salesperson

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3.75
Elective Hours: 11.25
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2023
Renewal Date: June 30th every 2 years.
Continuing Education Date: June 30th every year.  

Hours Required by Minnesota Department of Commerce: Thirty (30) total hours are required for license renewal, fifteen (15) hours must be completed each licensing year from July 1st and June 30th.

•As part of the thirty (30) hours, licensees must complete 1-hour of Fair Housing and 1-hour of Agency Law. These courses may be completed at any time during the 2-year licensing period. McKissock offers a 2-hour Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing course for licensees.

•As part of the fifteen (15) hours required each licensing year, licensees must complete a module training course.

Duplicate Courses: Per 82.61 Licensing: Continuing Education and Instruction (2)(f) Credit may not be earned if the licensee has previously obtained credit for the same course as either a student or instructor during the same 2-year licensing period.

Course Hours Daily Limit: The Minnesota Department of Commerce allows a maximum of eight (8) continuing education hours to be taken on any one calendar day.

Seat Time: The Minnesota Department of Commerce requires a timing device for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after 10 minutes of inactivity.

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

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

Limitations

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

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Tuesday and Thursday. **If you need to have a roster submitted early, there will be an additional charge of $10.00**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone: 6515391599
Fax: 6515390112
Address: 85 7th Place East, Suite 500 St. Paul, MN 55101

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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.