New Hampshire Real Estate License Requirements

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

Licensing Board/Commission: Office of Professional Licensure and Certification – NH Real Estate Commission

New Hampshire Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • New Hampshire real estate salesperson license: 40 hours (of these, no more than 8 hours may be distance education)
  • New Hampshire real estate broker license: 60 hours

New Hampshire 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.

If an out-of-state licensee who applies for a New Hampshire salesperson license holds an active real estate license in good standing, they may apply for a New Hampshire license, taking only the New Hampshire portion of the license exam.

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

  • Real estate professionals in New Hampshire need to renew their licenses every two years from the date their licenses were issued
  • Licensees must take 15 hours of real estate CE classes, including 12 hours of electives and 3 hours of core courses