Idaho Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Idaho real estate education needs for real estate licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Idaho Real Estate Commission (IREC)

Idaho Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • Idaho real estate salesperson license: 90 hours of pre-licensing education
  • Idaho real estate broker license in the state of Idaho: 180 hours of pre-licensing education
  • Idaho additionally requires 12 hours of post-license education (including the 8-hour mandatory post-license fundamentals course and a 4-hour post-license elective course) and two different Idaho core courses

Students often take advantage of exam prep tailored for Idaho, to ensure they have a great chance of passing the exams on the first try.

Idaho State Reciprocity:

Real estate commissions and boards across the country are adopting policies for a real estate agent in one state to more easily become licensed in another state.

Idaho does not have a reciprocal relationship with any other state.

For more information on Idaho Reciprocity, visit our full guide.

Idaho Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:

  • Real estate professionals must renew their real estate licenses every two years from the month of their birth
  • Idaho’s mandatory continuing education includes 12 elective hours, plus two different Idaho Commission Core courses