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Renewing your Broker License

After Completing Your Continuing Education Courses

You may renew your Broker License by mail or online. It is your responsibility to provide the certification numbers found on your Certificates of Completion to the DRE, as the DRE does not accept Certificates of Completion directly from education providers. To download your Certificates of Completion, log in to your Student Homepage or call us at 951.781.7300.

Note: Corporation/Officer licenses cannot be renewed online.

Renewing Online: What to Have Ready

  • Your Certificates of Completion
  • Credit or Debit Card, for payment of fees - the DRE accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express
  • Renewing online with DRE's eLicensing is easy. Complete your renewal in just ten minutes:
  • Watch the broker renewal tutorial

  • Or read the step-by-step renewal instructions
  • Then, click this button and log in Register for eLicensing
  • The DRE's eLicensing Help Desk number is 916.263.8987, or call the DRE direct at 877.373.4542.
  • New to eLicensing? Watch how to register

Renewing By Mail: What to Send to the DRE

Mail To:

Department of Real Estate
P.O. Box 137003
Sacramento, CA 95813-7003

Fees Payable to the DRE

Individuals holding both an Individual and Corporate/Officer Broker License need to file and pay for each renewal separately. The fee amounts are the same for both types of Broker Licenses.

On-time renewal: $300
Late renewal: $450

License Renewal Timelines

Licensees must renew their licenses every four years. Continuing Education Courses may be taken any time in the four years prior to the license expiration date, but the actual DRE renewal may not be filed earlier than 90 days before the license expiration date.

The DRE gives all licensees a two-year grace period after license expiration to complete continuing education requirements and file a renewal. License renewed during the two-year grace period are subject to the late renewal fee.

Contacting the DRE

The DRE's main phone number is 877.373.4542, but they are often difficult to reach. Have a question? Try calling us first at 951.781.7300 - chances are, we'll be able to assist you.

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