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Utah Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Core Elective Hours
You Need: 18 9 9
We Offer: 18 9 9
LICENSE RENEWAL PERIOD: 2 YEARS

Utah State Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

Renewal Date: Every two years

Hours Required: 18 hours

  • 9 hours – Mandatory hours
  • 9 hours – Elective hours

All licensees who will be renewing their license on active status after December 31, 2019, will be required to have completed a mandatory 3-Hour course. The mandatory course is available in three different specialties: Residential, Commercial, and Property Management.  The CE Shop currently only offers the residential mandatory course.

Note: Education must be completed by the 15th of the month of renewal in order to ensure an on-time renewal.

Seat Time: The Utah Division of Real Estate requires that all students spend a minimum amount of seat time engaged in the course content. Our online course delivery system manages this requirement for you.

Max Hours in a 24-Hour Period: Utah real estate licensees will not receive credit for more than 8 hours of continuing education in a 24-hour period. Our online course delivery system manages this requirement for you.

Fingerprinting and Background Check Information:  Beginning in January 2020, all renewals for REAL ESTATE (BOTH ACTIVE AND INACTIVE LICENSEES) will need to obtain a fingerprint background check and enroll in RAP Back. The cost for fingerprinting, processing, and enrolling in RAP Back will be $45.00. The Division of Real Estate has purchased a LiveScan fingerprinting machine that will be available for licensees beginning in January. 


The CE Shop’s Offering: 18 hours

  • 9 hours - mandatory hours
  • 9 hours - elective hours

The CE Shop is an approved provider in Utah.

Provider Approval Number: 6845319-CEP0

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to Pearson Vue who then updates the Utah Division of Real Estate. The state requires schools to report course completions within seven to ten days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported and posted within this time frame. IMPORTANT: The Division of Real Estate states that a licensee's CE should be completed by the 15th of the month in order to have the hours banked in time to renew online before the renewal date.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account. 

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least a 75% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your certificate(s) of completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificate of completion will reflect this.

Repeat Courses: Courses may only be taken once to meet the requirements for Continuing Education, during a single license period. 

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. 

Post-Licensing: All real estate agents who were licensed on or after 07/01/07 are required to complete the 12-hour new agent course during their first renewal period in addition to 6 hours of electives to meet the 18-hour requirement. 

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Utah Division of Real Estate

Street Address: Herber M. Wells Building, 160 East 300 South, 2nd Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 146711, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6711

Telephone: 801.530.6747

Fax: 801.526.4387

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