Alaska Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Alaska education requirements for real estate licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing

Alaska Real Estate License Requirements:

  • Alaska real estate salesperson license: 40 hours
  • Alaska real estate broker license: 15 hours (in addition to the 40 required of salespersons) 
  • Alaska requires an additional 30 hours of post-license real estate classes

State Reciprocity:

If you hold a current real estate license in another state, you may obtain a reciprocal license by doing the following:

  • Complete 40 hours of an Alaska-approved pre-license real estate course
  • Pass the Alaska real estate salesperson exam
  • Submit a Salesperson License by Examination application (#08-4179) for licensure under a broker with the appropriate licensing fees (Note: If an individual holds or has ever held a real estate license in another state, a license history is required from each state before a license will be issued.)

Alaska Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:

  • Alaska real estate CE must be completed every two years on even years by January 31
  • Must include 12 hours of electives, as well as the 8-hour designated core course