NYS Online Continuing Education


Effective January 1, 2017, any real estate licensee who renews their license must have completed 22 ½ hours of approved continuing education, three hours of which must include fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property along with the updated requirement of at least 1 hour of law of agency. If a salesperson is within their first license term, they must complete 2 hours of agency along with the other designated educational hours. This change does not apply to those licensees who are exempt from the continuing education requirement.

To assist you in locating courses or help you determine whether you have already met the requirement, the Department of State Division of Licensing Services will be placing a list of courses which meet the agency requirement on their website www.dos.ny.gov/licensing. Any existing approved course that contains the topic of agency within the coursework will satisfy either the 1 or 2 hour requirement. The Division is in the process of adopting regulations that will allow for the approval of 1 hour courses.


REBNY residential and commercial continuing education courses allow a real estate agent to fulfill the 22.5 hours of continuing education credits that must be taken every two years to maintain a license. REBNY has partnered with the below online providers to bring you these courses. 

Exemption from CE requirement: Any licensed real estate BROKER who is engaged full time in the real estate business and who has been licensed prior to July 1, 2008 for at least 15 consecutive years immediately preceding renewal or an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar who holds a real estate broker's license.

Online Courses School Policy


All online continuing education courses are accredited by the NYS Department of State.

If you have a question about online content, please email Sam Irlander (approved NYS instructor) at pmp@nyct.net. All questions will be answered within 48 hours Monday through Friday.

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