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Louisiana Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Mandatory Elective Hours
You Need: 12 4 8
We Offer: 12 4 8
License Renewal Period: 1 year

Louisiana Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: 12/31 of each year

Note: new licensees will only be required to complete any LREC-required Mandatory Course Topic(s) for the year in which they become licensed. Any continuing education requirement other than the mandatory course(s) will be waived for these initial licensees in the year in which they become licensed.

 Hours Required By The State: 12 hours

  • 4 mandatory hours
  • 8 elective hours

The CE Shop Continuing Education Provider Number: 9097

The CE Shop's Offering: 12 hours

  • 4 mandatory hours
  • 8 elective hours

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. The state requires schools to report course completions within seven to ten days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported within this time frame. Core courses are reported to the state by the 10th of the following month.

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 a 75% 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 your license.  https://license.lrec.louisiana.gov/

Post-Licensing: All initial licensees must complete 45 hours of Post-Licensing education within 180 days of the initial license date for their first renewal cycle. The Post-Licensing hours will satisfy 8 of the 12 CE hours required for annual renewal. The remaining 4 hours will be the annual mandatory course. 

Louisiana Real Estate Commission

Street Address: 9071 Interline Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14785, Baton Rouge, LA 70898-4785

Telephone: 225.925.1923 or 800.821.4529

Fax: 225.925.4501

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