How to get your Real Estate License in Tennessee

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

6 Mandatory Hours
10 Elective Hours
16 Total Hours

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

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Tennessee Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Tennessee 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.

Tennessee Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 16
Mandatory Hours: 6
Elective Hours: 10
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Tennessee Real Estate Affiliate Brokers and Brokers are required to take 16 continuing education hours every 24 months. The TREC Core Course is a specific 6- hour course designated by the Commission. Licensees should remember that a failure to complete the TREC Core Course will prevent renewal of the license even if the licensee completes a total of 16 hours of education. 

NOTE: Pre-license courses may not be used for continuing education.

NOTE: The Commission could increase the number of hours in the required Core Course.

No Final Exam Passing Requirement


There are no limits on the number of CE hours allowed to be taken online.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted to CE Broker (Tennessee's official CE tracking system) every Thursday.

**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: Tennessee Real Estate Commission
Phone: 6157412273
Fax: 6157410313
Address: 500 James Robertson Pkwy 4th Floor Nashville, TN 37243

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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.