District of Columbia Real Estate
Continuing Education

Complete your District of Columbia Real Estate Continuing Education classes the smart way with Mbition! We offer 100% state-approved District of Columbia Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) online courses that are engaging, mobile-friendly, and can be completed around your busy schedule.

Benefits of Our Courses

Online & Self Paced

Take control of your District of Columbia CE experience with our online, self-paced learning management system. Finish your CE where you want, when you want.

CE Package Options Available

We offer various District of Columbia course packages to fit your learning style and personal interests. Purchase all of your CE requirements in a single transaction.

Customer Service

Our skilled Customer Service Representatives are available 7 days a week via phone, live chat, and email.

Why Choose Mbition by The CE Shop
For Your District of Columbia Real Estate Continuing Education?

Mbition by The CE Shop’s top priority is our student’s success. We take each learning experience to the next level by delivering engaging, online Continuing Education courses, so you can succeed in your real estate career. Our District of Columbia real estate licensing courses are always accessible and convenient – making Mbition by The CE Shop the best school to finish your online Continuing Education!

  • We offer commission-approved real estate Continuing Education courses that are up-to-date and compliant with state-approved material, satisfying your District of Columbia Continuing Education requirements.

  • Are you licensed in more than one state? We offer multi-state packages to meet your needs.

  • You can choose from a wide variety of Continuing Education courses to fit your personal interests.

Interested in advancing your career by upgrading your license or by getting a real estate license in another state? Check out our online real estate license course catalog to see what courses we offer in your state of interest.

District of Columbia State Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

Renewal Date: 2/28 every odd-numbered year for Brokers and Property Managers; 8/31 every odd-numbered year for Salespersons

Hours Required: 15 hours

Broker - effective now (03/01/2023 - 02/28/2025)
9 hours – Mandatory (DC Fair Housing; DC Ethics; DC Legislative Update)
3 hours – Property Management
3 hours – Broker Supervision

Reciprocity - effective now (03/01/2023 - 02/28/2025)
3 hours – DC Fair Housing
3 hours - DC Property Management

Please Note: If you are seeking return to active status and have been on inactive status for 5 years or more, you will be considered a new applicant and will be required to meet all current requirements for licensure.  If this is the case, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Apply to the DC Real Estate Commission as a brand new, first time applicant; INCLUDING completing the pre-licensing course and passing the licensing examination.
  • Apply to the DC Real Estate Commission using a currently active real estate license from another jurisdiction via the reciprocity or endorsement process.

The CE Shop’s Offering: 15 hours

The CE Shop is an approved provider in the District of Columbia.

Provider Approval Number: 603799

Reporting: Effective 04/01/2021, OPLA ceased operations for their course reporting system for all schools. LICENSE RENEWALS MUST STILL BE COMPLETED ONLINE on time.  Completion of required continuing education hours will be attested to in the license renewal process. Course completion reporting will resume at a later date.  OPLA may audit continuing education compliance for licensees at any time. Please complete your CE as usual and renew online by 2/28/2025.

Expiration Date of Course: The District of Columbia provides that a course must be completed within 3 months from the date of purchase.

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least a 75% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your certificate(s) of completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificate of completion will reflect this.

Duplicate Courses:  please note that a licensee (active or reinstatement) will NOT be given credit on transcripts for taking the same course(s) within the same cycle.

CE Exemptions: Newly licensed brokers, salespersons and property managers are exempt from taking CE courses for the remainder of a licensing cycle during which their license is obtained, but are required to renew the license when that first cycle ends.  CE credits taken by (new) licensees do not roll over and cannot be carried forward into the next cycle.

License Renewal Process:  The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew. 

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