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Renewing your Sales Agent License

After Completing Your Continuing Education Courses

You may renew your Sales Agent 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.

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
  • Your broker's email address for verification of employment (*Not required for agents renewing a Non-Working status license.)
  • Renewing online with DRE's eLicensing is easy. Complete your renewal in just ten minutes:
  • Watch the tutorial video

  • 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

On-time renewal: $245
Late renewal: $367

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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