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Alternative Real Estate Courses

Reciprocal, Renewal, Attorney, Broker Administration Courses

Other Licensing Courses

Depending on your background, you may have different education and test requirements. Check out licensing and education requirements:

Colorado Contracts & Closing Course - 72 credit hours

Want to reactivate an expired older Colorado license or have an active license(2+ years) from another state? This course will prepare you to take the Colorado side of the licensing exam.

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Salespersons from Other States Course - 120 credit hours

Have an expired or active (less than 2 years) Salesperson’s license from another jurisdiction or Colorado? This course is required to obtain a Colorado real estate license.

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Brokerage Administration Course - 24 credit hours

Upgrade your Associate Broker license to Employing Broker status.

Licensed Attorney Course - 12 credit hours

For attorneys who want to receive their Colorado Associate Broker License.

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Exam Prep

For those who have completed their education, or have no educational requirement, we offer a comprehensive suite of real estate exam prep options so you can get the assistance you need to pass the test the first time and receive your real estate license.

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New Agent Licensing Packages

I want to get a Colorado real estate license. Show me the packages for the state required 168 credit hour course.

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Licensing Requirements

I've never held a license.

You will need to have:

  • 168 hours of education See our course packages, or
  • as a substitute, a degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in real estate – original transcripts must be provided upon application, however unofficial transcripts may be submitted if you haven’t taken the broker’s exam yet
  • a passing grade in national and state portions of the Colorado Real Estate Broker’s Exam
  • complete a fingerprint background check

Education requirements by hours

  • 48 hours, Real Estate Law and Practice
  • 48 hours, Colorado Contracts and Regulations
  • 8 hours, Trust Accounts and Recordkeeping
  • 8 hours, Current Legal Issues
  • 24 hours, Real Estate Closings
  • 32 hours, Practical Applications
I have a non-expired license, for at least two years in another jurisdiction. (Reciprocity)

You will need to:

  • pass the state portion of the Colorado Real Estate Broker’s Exam
  • complete a fingerprint background check
  • provide your certified license history – must be dated within 90 days of your application and include disciplinary actions

If you have two years of active experience, you qualify for the “Independent” or “Employing” license. If you have less than two years of active experience, you qualify for the associate broker, FA credential.

If you want to be certified at an employing level, you will need to:

I have an expired license or held a license for less than two years in another jurisdiction. (Reciprocity)

You will need to:

  • education
  • pass both the national and state portion of the Colorado Real Estate Broker’s Exam
  • complete a fingerprint background check
  • provide your certified license history – must be dated within 90 days of your application and include disciplinary actions

If you have less than two years of active experience as a salesperson or broker, you qualify for the associate broker, FA credential.

Education requirements for a salesperson credential (120 hours of education)

  • 48 hours, Colorado Contracts & Regulations
  • 8 hours, Trust Accounts & Recordkeeping
  • 8 hours, Current Legal Issues
  • 24 hours, Real Estate Closings
  • 32 hours, Practical Applications

Education requirements for a broker credential (72 Hours)

  • 48 hours, Colorado Contracts & Regulations
  • 24 hours, Real Estate Closings
I am a former Colorado broker that has not had a license for over three years.

License issued after January 1, 1997

You will need to:

  • pass both national and state portions of the Colorado Real Estate Broker’s Exam
  • complete a fingerprint background check

If you have two years of active experience, you qualify for the “Independent” or “Employing” license. If you have less than two years of active experience, you qualify for the associate broker, FA credential.

If you want to be certified at an employing level, you will need to:

License issued before December 31, 1996

You will need to have:

If you have two years of active experience, you qualify for the Independent or Employing license. If you have less than two years of active experience, you qualify for the Associate Broker, FA credential.

If you want to be certified at an Employing level, you will need to:

  • take a 24-hour brokerage administration course
  • complete the Employing Broker Affidavit form

Education requirements for a salesperson credential (120 hours of education)

  • 48 hours, Colorado Contracts & Regulations
  • 8 hours, Trust Accounts & Recordkeeping
  • 8 hours, Current Legal Issues
  • 24 hours, Real Estate Closings
  • 32 hours, Practical Applications

Education requirements for a broker credential (72 Hours)

  • 48 hours, Colorado Contracts & Regulations
  • 24 hours, Real Estate Closings
I am a licensed attorney.

You can qualify for an Associate Broker, FA credential.

You will need to:

Need Help Finding The Correct Course?

If you are ready to succeed as a real estate broker in Colorado, then signing up for our licensing courses is a great first step. Have more questions?

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