How to get your Real Estate License in West Virginia

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

0 Mandatory Hours
7 Elective Hours
7 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in West Virginia

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

West Virginia Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 7
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 7
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: June 30th every year.   

Hours Required by West Virginia Real Estate Commission: Seven (7) elective hours.

Duplicate Courses: Licensees are not permitted to repeat a course (same title and content) for two (2) consecutive renewal periods (equal to two (2) years).

Final Exam: The West Virginia Real Estate Commission permits only two attempts to pass the course final examination with a minimum score of 70%. If the exam is failed on the second attempt, the licensee must repurchase and retake the entire course, including the exam. The course final examination must be successfully passed to receive credit.      

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

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


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


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted to CE Broker (West Virginia's official CE tracking system) every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**

Annually, each approved provider shall supply the Commission -- no later than July 15 of the succeeding fiscal year -- with a comprehensive list of all students who have completed a course in continuing education at their institution during the fiscal year July 1 through June 30.
Roster Sent: Every 0 days

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Real Estate Commission
Phone: 3045583555
Fax: 3045586442
Address: 300 Capitol Street, Suite 400 Charleston, WV 25301

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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.