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Established in 1921, the New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC), a division of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, was created to administer and enforce New Jersey's real estate licensing law, N.J.S.A. 45:15-1 et seq.

The REC issues licenses to real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate schools, and course instructors, as well as establishes standards of practice for the real estate brokerage profession. It also regulates and registers out-of-state sales through New Jersey brokers.

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  February 28, 2017 (Tuesday) Pre-License Schools and Instructors
  April 30, 2017 (Sunday) Continuing Education (CE) Deadline
(After 04/30/17 - $200 late fee imposed)
  June 30, 2017 (Friday) Real Estate License Renewal Deadline
NJ Real Estate Continuing Education
Deadline: April 30, 2017
A $200 late fee charged for CE completed between May 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017
NJ Real Estate License
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Important CE Licensing "RENEWAL" Information
  • CE completed "after" April 30, 2017 (May 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017) will incur a $200 late fee.

  • The current 2-year Licensing period ended June 30, 2017.

  • If license renewal was not completed by June 30, 2017, the license became inactive and you must reinstate.
Breakdown of Required CE Hours

According to current NJREC Statutes and Rules, 12 hours of CE coursework must be completed.

COMPLETE ONLY OPTION #1 or #2 BELOW (not both):

CE Option #1   CE Option #2
  • 2 hours - ETHICS
  • 4 hours - CORE
  • 6 hours - ELECTIVES: A mix, or all of the same, of any of the following three CE types: ELECTIVES or ETHICS or CORE

12 hours TOTAL

  • 12 hours total - All ETHICS
Important Note:

  • ETHICS IS an acceptable substitute for CORE and ELECTIVES, but CORE IS NOT an acceptable substitute for ETHICS.
  • ETHICS and CORE ARE acceptable to use instead of ELECTIVES.
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Other Important Information  
  • Bulletin 13-19: Printing or Downloading of Real Estate Licenses and Guidance on Pocket Card Requirements
  • Bulletin 13-05: Comparative Market Analyses and Broker Price Opinions
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