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

Approved for 10 hours:
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), Building an Exceptional Customer Service Referral Business  (RS 210)

Approved for 5 hours of credit:
Technologies to Advance Your Business (RS 206)

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