Texas Continuing Education Requirements

All licensees are required to complete 18 hours of certified continuing education biennially by the expiration date shown on the face of the license issued to the license holder. The education must consist of 4 hours of Legal Update I (Laws, Rules, and Forms), 4 hours of Legal Update II (Agency, Ethics, and Hot Topics), and 3 hours on Texas Contracts.

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Total Hours:18Final Exam:Yes
Mandatory Hours:11.0Passing Score:0%
Elective Hours:7.0Max Final Exam Attempts:No limit
Mandatory Topic(s):Legal Update I & II
Broker Responsibility
Seat Timer:Yes
Education Completed By:Expiration Date on License Biennially 

Additional Information:

Some licensees must also complete a 6-hour Broker Responsibility Course each renewal period:

  1. Brokers who sponsor one or more sales agents during their current license period
  2. Designated brokers who sponsor one or more sales agents during their current license period
  3. Sales agents who are delegated supervisors of one or more license holders for a period of six months or more during the supervisor's current license period

Regulatory Agency:

Texas Real Estate Commission
Phone: (512) 936-3000
Website: www.trec.texas.gov
CE Requirements: Sales Agent | Broker

Renewal Information:

A renewal notice will be sent out about 90 days before your expiration date. Until you receive this notice of renewal, you cannot renew your license. Your continuing education requirements must be met prior to renewing on line or by mail.