District of Columbia

Total Hours Required: 15
Education Due By: 08/31/2019
Elective Hours: 6
Mandatory Hours: 9
License Level: Sales Agent*
Renewal Cycle: 2 years

*License renewal is for sales agents only. Brokers and property managers renewal is February 28 of each odd numbered year.


Online Info:

Washington, DC Salespersons are required to take 15 continuing education hours every 24 months. Nine hours must be completed in the following mandatory topics: 3 hours in Fair Housing, 3 hours in Financing Issues Update, and 3 hours in DC Legislative Update.


Roster Required: Yes

Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every Monday. **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

CE Approved Courses:

Approved for 8 Hours of credit:
Mastering Your Time to Achieve Your Goals (RS 103), Converting Leads into Closings (RS 120), Win-Win Negotiation Techniques (RS 121), Building a Team to Grow Your Business (RS 122).

Approved for 16 hours of elective credit:
Business Planning and Marketing for the Residential Specialist (RS 200), Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist (RS 201), Effective Buyer Sales Strategies (RS 202), Buying and Selling Income Properties (RS 204), Financing Solutions to Close the Deal (RS 205), Technologies to Advance Your Business (RS 206), Building an Exceptional Customer Service Referral Business (RS 210).

District of Columbia Real Estate Commission
941 North Capitol Street, NE
Room 7200
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-4320
Fax: 202-442-9445
Web: District of Columbia Real Estate Commission