There are no limits on the number of CE hours allowed to be taken online.
Licensees are required to submit to the Ohio Real Estate Commission proof of completing 30 hours of continuing education every three years due on or before the licensee’s date of birth. Nine hours must be dedicated to the following topics: 3 hours in Core Law, 3 hours in Ethics, and 3 hours in Civil Rights.
To renew, licensees must log-in to the Ohio Real Estate Commission licensing system online and follow the prompts.
Pre-license and post-license education may not be used for continuing education.
Note: Each licensee who is seventy years of age or older, shall submit proof the licensee has satisfactorily completed a total of nine classroom hours of continuing education, including instruction in Ohio real estate law; federal civil rights law; and canons of ethics.
It is the responsibility of the licensee to send us copies of the certificates that are issued to them with the Continuing Education Compliance Form to the Division postmarked no later than their birthday the year of their renewal.
No Final Exam Passing Requirement
Roster Required: Yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically daily. To ensure that your CE is reported in a timely and error-free manner, your real estate license number MUST be entered in our system in the following format: SALXXXXXX BRKXXXXXX
Licensees are required to submit copies of their continuing education certificates with their renewal in order to receive credit for the courses that they have taken. The submission of course rosters do not replace this process.
Roster Sent: Every 1 day
CE Approved Courses:
All courses listed are Initially approved. *Each course instance is required to be individually approved at time of offering.
Converting Leads Into Closings (RS 120), 121, 122, 123, 124, 126 approved for 6.5 hours, 200, 201, 202, 205 approved for 13 hours, 206 approved for 12 hours, 204, 210 approved for 12.5 hours of credit.
Ohio Department of Commerce
77 High Street, 20th Floor
Attn: Distance Education Section
Columbus, OH 43215
Web: Ohio Division of Real Estate