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Kentucky Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Law Elective Hours
You Need: 6 3 3
We Offer: 6 3 3
License Renewal Period: 1 year

Kentucky Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

The CE Shop is an approved real estate CE school in Kentucky; license number NR-0079

Continuing Education Deadline: 12/31 each year

Renewal Date: 3/31 each year

Hours Required By The state: 6 hours

  • 3 mandatory
  • 3 elective

NOTE: Kentucky requires a state specific Continuing Education course (the Kentucky Core Course) to be completed by all active licensees subject to continuing education once every four years. 

The CE Shop's Offering: 6 hours

Seat Time: The Kentucky Real Estate Commission 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.

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to the Kentucky 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 and posted within this time frame.

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 twice in order to pass. If the exam is not passed the second time, the licensee must re-enroll at no cost (by contacting customer support) and retake the entire course, including the final exam.

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://secure.kentucky.gov/KREC/LicenseRenewal/web/

From March 1st to March 31st, licensees can renew their license. Active licensees cannot renew until their principal broker has completed his/her renewal.

Kentucky Real Estate Commission
10200 Linn Station Road, Ste. 201
Louisville, KY 40223

Phone: 502.429.7250

Toll Free: 888.373.3300

Fax: 502.429.7246


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