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NMLS Course Provider No. 1400986
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To Renew your DRE License

Welcome to instructions for renewal of your DRE license,
by first tuesday
  • For Sales Agent and Broker renewals
  • You have completed your CE courses
       - DRE does not accept Certificates directly from educators
       - Corporation and Officer licenses are renewed only by mail

To renew online - What you need

  • Our printed Certificates of Completion for your CE courses
       - You may download your Certificate of Completion from your first tuesday
  • Student Homepage, or request one at 951.781.7300
  • Credit or Debit Card — Visa, Mastercard or American Express
  • If you are employed by a broker, include their email address for DRE verification of employment
       - Agents not employed by a broker are exempt from this email address requirement
       - Click here for step-by-step elicensing 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

To renew by mail — what you send to the DRE




  • When paying the renewal fee by check, use a personal check, cashier's check or money order made payable to the Department of Real Estate
  • When paying the renewal fee by credit card, use DRE Credit Card Payment Form RE 909

Mail To:

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

Fees Payable to the DRE

Sales Agent Fees
  • On-time renewal - $245
  • Late renewal - $367

Broker Fees - individual, officer, corporate
  • On-time renewal - $300
  • Late renewal - $450

License Renewal Timelines

  • Your DRE license is renewed every 4 years
  • You may take your CE renewal courses at any time during the four-year period prior to expiration of your license
  • You apply for an on-time renewal only during the 90 day period before your license expires
  • You have a two-year grace period after expiration of your license in which to apply for renewal
       - Renewing your license during the two-
         year grace period results in a late fee
         charge

Contacting the DRE

  • DRE's phone number is 877.373.4542
  • Or call first tuesday at 951.781.7300

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