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Learn what's required to get your Real Estate license in Georgia

Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC)
229 Peachtree Street, N.E. 
International Tower, Suite 1000 
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1605
Phone: 404-656-3916
Email: grecmail@grec.state.ga.us

Step 1
Meet the minimum Requirements

Prior to applying to take your real estate salesperson licensing exam, you must meet the following requirements.

  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a United States Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Highschool Diploma or its equivalent
  • Complete a background check via electronic fingerprinting.
  • Completion of Florida approved 63-hour pre-license education courses

Step 2
Completion of Georgia approved 75 hour pre-license education course

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Step 3
Apply for the Real Estate Salesperson Examination & License

Once you meet the minimum requirements, and have completed the necessary pre-license training courses, you can apply for the licensing exam as well as your real estate license at the same time by filling out and submitting the Sales Associate application.

Step 4
Take and Pass Your Licensing Exam

To obtain your license you must take and pass the Florida Real Estate Licensing exam. 

The examination consists of 100 multiple choice questions. Candidates are given a total of three and a half hours to complete the examination. The examination consists of questions covering nineteen content areas.

For details on the exam, including content covered, policies, etc, - check out the candidate information booklet

Step 5
Maintain Your License with Continuing Education

To renew and/or maintain your insurance license, you will be required to complete a minimum number of continuing education (CE) credits. 

Post- License Requirements

Real Estate sales associates renewing an original license for the first time, must complete 45 hours of approved post-license education. and paying renewal fees; failure to comply with your first renewal requirements by the expiration date on your license will result in your license going Null and Void.

Continuing Education Requirements

For second and subsequent license renewals, sales associates must complete 14 hrs of approved education, and paying renewal fees to keep the license current; failure to comply will result in your license going Involuntarily Inactive. 

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ProTraining is happy to provide licensing information for candidates looking to obtain their real estate license. While reasonable efforts will be made to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, we recommend that licensees ensure they are compliant with all requirements mandated by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation.