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The New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC) issues licenses to real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate schools, and course instructors, as well as establishes standards of practice for the real estate brokerage profession.

The law in New Jersey requires all applicants for licensure as a real estate salesperson or broker to possess good character, trustworthiness, honesty and integrity
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2021-2023 License Cycle: License Renewal

The next license renewal is in 2023. The late CE processing fee deadline is April 30, 2023, and the Licensing Renewal Cycle deadline is June 30, 2023. All licensees (except Salespersons Referral) should check to ensure compliance with CE when the renewal system opens.

Continue to check the website frequently for details and updates. Verify that your contact information on file with the Real Estate Commission is current to receive renewal correspondence and updates by accessing your menu in the Online Licensing System and using the “Update your contact information” function.

  • If license renewal is not completed by June 30, 2023, the license will become inactive.
  • Breakdown of Required CE Hours
  • If your license expired on July 19, 2021 you have until June 30, 2023 to reinstate
Online Submission of Original Applications - Salespersons and Brokersalespersons
Important Licensee Information Regarding Housing Discrimination Laws

Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck has updated the Letter to Property Owners concerning housing discrimination.  It is required by N.J.A.C. 11:5-6.4(j) that real estate licensees supply a property owner with this letter, when accepting a listing of property for sale or rental.

Hot Topics for Licensees
  • License Reinstatement
Other Important Information
  • Bulletin 13-19: Printing or Downloading of Real Estate Licenses and Guidance on Pocket Card Requirements
  • Bulletin 13-05: Comparative Market Analyses and Broker Price Opinions
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  Education Information
Please Note: License candidates now have the option to take real estate salesperson, broker and instructor license examinations remotely or in person at one of the PSI Services testing centers. In-person and remote exams may be scheduled online at:
PSI Services LLC

PLEASE NOTE: The 75 hours of pre-licensed salesperson and Broker courses are available in both live remote and in-person formats.


INSTRUCTORS: Click here for current events, information and important upcoming dates


PLEASE NOTE: Candidates for Real Estate Instructor licenses and for directors and principals of applicants for Real Estate School licenses will also be required to complete the fingerprinting process as a condition of securing the respective real estate licenses. 

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