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

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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.

For more information on reciprocity, view our complete guide.

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