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The New Jersey Real Estate Commission (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.

The law in New Jersey requires all applicants for licensure as a real estate salesperson or broker to possess good character, trustworthiness, honesty and integrity
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2019-2021 License Cycle: Updated Continuing Education Requirements NEW
The Fair Housing Continuing Education (CE) requirement has been implemented and is now required for the current 2019 – 2021 license cycle. All individual licensees (except Salespersons Referral) must complete a minimum of 1 Hour of Fair Housing in the Core category in order to fulfill their CE requirements.

The REC is providing extension dates for the regular deadlines during this renewal cycle. The late CE processing fee deadline of April 30, 2021 will be extended to May 31, 2021 and the Licensing Renewal Cycle deadline of June 30, 2021 will be extended to July 19, 2021.

Currently, the PSI CE Data Tracking system is being updated. Thus, all licensees should check to ensure compliance with CE when the renewal system opens.

Continue to check the website frequently for details and updates.

Online Submission of Original Applications - Salespersons and Brokersalespersons NEW
Important Licensee Information Regarding Housing Discrimination Laws

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has updated the Letter to Property Owners concerning housing discrimination.  It is required by N.J.A.C. 11:5-6.4(j) that real estate licensees supply a property owner with this letter, when accepting a listing of property for sale or rental.

Hot Topics for Licensees
  • License Reinstatement
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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Please Note: License candidates now have the option to take real estate salesperson, broker and instructor license examinations remotely or in person at one of the PSI Services testing centers. In-person and remote exams may be scheduled online at:
PSI Services LLC

PLEASE NOTE: The 75 hours of pre-licensed salesperson and Broker courses are not available online.


PLEASE NOTE: Candidates for Real Estate Instructor licenses and for directors and principals of applicants for Real Estate School licenses will also be required to complete the fingerprinting process as a condition of securing the respective real estate licenses. 

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