Total Hours Required: 36
Education Due By: 12/31/2019
Elective Hours: 24
Mandatory Hours: 12
License Level: All
Renewal Cycle: 3 years


Online Limitations:

12 hours of the 36 total hours be completed in a classroom setting.

Online Info:

Iowa Real Estate Licensees are required to take 36 continuing education hours every 36 months.

12 of the 36 hours must be in mandatory courses including 8 hours of Law and 4 hours of Ethics.

Iowa Commission accepts any courses sponsored by the National Association of REALTORS to meet the 24 hour elective requirement.  Up to 24 hours may be taken by coorespondence/home study during each 3 year renewal period.  During each 3 year renewal period a course may be taken for credit only once.  A course may be repeated for credit only if the course numbers and instructors are different.


Roster Required: No

Roster Process: N/A

Roster Sent: N/A 

CE Approved Courses

Approved for 8 hours: 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) Mastering Relevant, Consumer-Focused Marketing (RS 123) Turning New Homes into Ongoing Revenue (RS 124), Zero to 60 Home Sales a Year (and Beyond) (RS 125)

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)


Iowa Real Estate Commission
200 East Grand Ave. Ste 350
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-281-7393
Fax: 515-281-7411
Web: Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau