Nevada Real Estate License Requirements

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

Licensing Board/Commission: Department of Business and Industry – Nevada Real Estate Division

Nevada Real Estate License Requirements:

  • Nevada real estate salesperson license: 90 hours
  • Nevada real estate broker license: 64 semester units
  • Nevada also requires an additional 30 hours of post-license education.

Nevada 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.

Nevada has reciprocal agreements with the following states for real estate salesperson licenses: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Texas, Utah and West Virginia. Nevada has reciprocal agreements with the following states for real estate broker licenses: California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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

  • Real estate professionals in Nevada must renew their real estate licenses every four years
  • Licensees must complete 24 hours of real estate CE every 2 years, by the end of the month the license was received
  • Of these 24 hours continuing education hours: 12 hours must be core courses (3 hours on agency, 3 hours on contracts, 3 hours on ethics and 3 hours on laws and legislation) and 12 hours must be electives
  • Of these 24 hours, 12 hours must be taken in a classroom setting, whereas the remaining hours may be online classes