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Maine Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education
Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: Every two years
Hours Required By The State: 21 hours
- 3 mandatory hours
- 18 elective hours
As of April 1, 2017, all brokers will be required to complete license-specific mandatory courses:
Designated Brokers: Core Course for Designated Brokers – 2
Brokers and Associate Brokers: Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 2
The applicable course above is required if:
- your license expiration date is on or after April 1, 2017.
- your license has expired and you renew on or after April 1, 2017.
- you activate a license on or after April 1, 2017.
Designated Brokers with a license expiration date prior to April 1, 2017, and who renew before April 1, 2017, may fulfill their core course requirement with either the “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 1” or the “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 2”.
Brokers and Associate Brokers with a license expiration date prior to April 1, 2017, and who renew before April 1, 2017, may fulfill their core course requirement with either the “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers– 1” or the “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 2”.
The CE Shop's Offering: 21 hours
Reporting: The state does not have schools report CE hours.
Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each course has an individual expiration date which is listed in your account.
Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least an 85% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.
Certificates: Upon completion of the course, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate of Completion with your license renewal request. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date of your Certificate of Completion will reflect this.
Additional Licensing Information:
License Renewal Process: The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew. https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/licensing/begin.pl