REALTOR REQUIREMENTS: 2.5 hours of Ethics Training every 3 years.

Continuing Education Requirements effective 7/1/21

22.5 hours of approved continuing education.  Education must include at least:

  • 5 hours on the subject of ethical business practices,
  • 1 hour of recent legal matters,
  • 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and
  • 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, 2 hours of agency
  • 15 hours of elective real estate instruction. This can include designations or certifications.

Related instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.

Exemption: Attorneys admitted to the New York State bar remain exempted for the continuing education requirement.

Designations and Certifications
https://www.nysar.com/education/designations-certifications/

NYSAR Online Education
https://www.nysar.com/education/online-education-options/

NYS Real Estate Education Foundation Scholarship
NYSAR offers education scholarships to complete designations. https://nysreef.org/

License Reciprocity
https://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/realestate/re_reciprocity.html