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Michigan Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Legal Updates/Law Elective Hours
You Need: 18 6 12
We Offer: 18 6 (2 HRS. EVERY YEAR) 12
LICENSE RENEWAL PERIOD: 3 YEARS

The CE Shop continuing education courses are approved by The CE Marketplace.

Michigan Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

The CE Shop is an approved real estate CE School in Michigan; license number M289

Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: 10/31 every three years

Hours Required By The State: 18 hours

  • 6 legal update hours (2 hours required each year)
  • 12 elective hours 

Note: 2 hours of legal education courses involving statutes, rules, and court cases are required in each year of a license cycle.  

NOTE:

If you:

• Renewed your license in 2018 – or –

• Were issued a new license between 7/1/2018 – 10/31/2019 – or –

• Were relicensed between 7/1/2018 – 10/31/2019

Then you need: • 6 hours (2 hours each year) of CE that involves law, rules & court cases regarding real estate. • 12 hours of other CE • For a total of 18 hours of CE prior to renewing your license in 2021.

If you:

• Were issued a new license between 11/1/2019 – 10/31/2020 – or –

• Were relicensed between 11/1/2019 – 10/31/2020

Then you need: • 4 hours (2 hours each year) of CE that involves law, rules & court cases regarding real estate. • 8 hours of other CE • For a total of 12 hours of CE prior to renewing your license in 2021.

If you:

• Were issued a new license between 11/1/2020 – 7/3/2021 – or –

• Were relicensed between 11/1/2020 – 7/3/2021

Then you need: • 2 hours of CE that involves law, rules & court cases regarding real estate. • 4 hours of other CE • For a total of 6 hours of CE prior to renewing your license in 2021.

Starting November 1, 2018, CE hours will be counted for each license cycle year. A license cycle year is defined as the period of November 1 through October 31. While licensees will be required to complete 2 hours of eligible legal continuing education within each license cycle year, all other required credits may be completed at any time during the license cycle.

The CE Shop's Offering: 18 hours

Reporting: The CE Shop reports CE hours to The CE Marketplace.  You can acces your course records with The CE Marketplace here.

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.

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://www.lara.michigan.gov/icola/Entry


Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) - Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons 

Street Address: CE Marketplace - 720 N. Washington Ave., Lansing MI 48906.

Mailing Address (USPS): LARA - P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909

Mailing Address (UPS/FedEx/DHL): LARA - 2407 N. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906

Telehone: LARA - 517.241.9288

Telephone: CE Marketplace - 844.642.6633

Fax: CE Marketplace - 517.334.5568

License Renewal Website 

CE Transcript Lookup Website 

CE Marketplace

Contact MI Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons