New Mexico

Total Hours Required: 36
Education Due By: 3 years from last renewal
Elective Hours: 24
Mandatory Hours: 12
License Level: All
Renewal Cycle: 3 years


Online Info:

For continuing education requirements, all active and inactive associate brokers and qualifying brokers shall successfully complete 36 credit hours of continuing education in courses approved by the commission during each 3-year licensing cycle. The 36 continuing education hours must consist of:

  • 4 hour NMREC Core Course OR the 8 hour NMREC Mandatory course which is no longer offered after Dec 31, 2016. Remember that the 4 hour NMREC Core is to be an annual requirement.
  • 4 hour ethics elective (There are online options).
  • 4 hour “core elective” (not to be confused with the NMREC Core Course). These are courses in our catalog of approved courses which have received a “core elective” designation by the NMREC (There are online options).

CE Requirements Cheat Sheet - effective January 1, 2017


Roster Required: Yes

Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically every day.

Roster Sent: Every 1 day

CE Approved Courses:

CRS 200, 201, 202, 204, 210 approved for 10 hours, 206 approved for 5 hours of credit.

New Mexico Real Estate Commission
5500 San Antonio Dr. NE Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-222-9820
Fax: 505-222-9886
Web: New Mexico Department of Regulation and Licensing