Ohio - Real Estate Agents Continuing Education Requirements - RRC


Real Estate CE Courses Ohio
Total Hours Required: 30
Education Due By: 3 years from last renewal
Elective Hours: 21
Mandatory Hours: 9
License Level: All
Renewal Cycle: 3 years

CE Approved Courses

Effective March 16, 2020, All live classroom offerings are CE approved for the live-virtual format until further notice.

Note: All courses listed are Initially approved. Each course instance is required to be individually approved at time of offering.

Due to state rules, any student attending a CE approved course outside the state of Ohio, please contact RRC at rharvey@crs.com to confirm that the Ohio licensing board is notified of your participation which will ensure that CE credit is granted.

Approved for 2 hours:  Approved for 6 hours: Approved for 6.5 hours:
 Approved for 6.5 hours:   Approved for 7 hours

Fair Housing:  More than Just the Law (E152)

  Approved for 12 hours: Approved for 12.5 hours: Approved for 13 hours of elective credit:  

General Information

Online Limitations

There are no limits on the number of CE hours allowed to be taken online.

Online Info

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 Civil Rights, 3 hours in Core Law, and 3 hours in Canon of Ethics..

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 (70) years of age or older within a continuing education reporting period shall submit proof that the licensee has completed a total of nine (9) hours of continuing education, including the three required courses in Civil Rights, Core Law, and Canons of Ethics. A licensee who is seventy (70) years of age or older during the reporting period whose license is in Inactive status is exempt from the continuing education requirements specified in this section. 

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

Ohio Department of Commerce
77 High Street, 20th Floor
Attn: Distance Education Section
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-4100
Fax: 614-644-0584
E-Mail: WebReal@com.state.oh.us
Web: Ohio Division of Real Estate