Virginia - Real Estate Agents Continuing Education Requirements - RRC


Real Estate CE Courses Virginia
Total Hours Required: 16
Education Due By: 2 years from last renewal
Elective Hours: 8
Mandatory Hours: 8
License Level: Salesperson
Renewal Cycle: 2 years

CE Approved Courses

 Approved for 7 hours: Approved for 8 hours:   


The following are approved for 2 hours of post-licensing education:

General Information

Online Limitations

The Virginia Real Estate Board requires a notarized affidavit with the completion of all distance education.

The Virginia Real Estate Board requires a timing mechanism for all online courses.

Online Info

Licensees are required to complete 16 hours of continuing education every two years. 8 of those hours are core and must include Ethics (3 hours), Fair Housing (2 hours), Legal Updates and Emerging Trends (1 hour), Real Estate Agency (1 hour), and Real Estate Contracts (1 hour).

NOTE: Post-License education will not be accepted as continuing education credit.

Effective January 1, 2016, any active broker or salesperson who has renewed their license at least once must complete a Board-approved Legal Updates (LU) Continuing Education (CE) course that includes instruction on “flood hazard areas and the National Flood Insurance Program” (Flood Content) to renew their active license.

Any active broker or salesperson who has renewed their license at least once and who has a license expiration date after December 31, 2015, must complete a Board-approved LU CE course with Flood Content to renew their active license even if the licensee has already completed a Board-approved LU CE course that DID NOT include Flood Content during their current two-year license term.


Roster Required: Yes

Roster Process: Rosters are uploaded every Monday and Friday. **Please allow one to two business days for rosters to post on state's website from date of submission** **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**

Roster Sent: Every 5 days 

Virginia Real Estate Board
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive Ste 102
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: 804-367-2426 
Fax: 804-527-4299