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Pennsylvania Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

Real Estate Continuing Education Provider Number: RU003266

What are the Real Estate Continuing Education requirements for Pennsylvania?

All License Types

14 CE hours total

Are there any subject area requirements for Pennsylvania Real Estate CE?

All License Types

  • Mandatory: 3 CE hours must be taken in a topic that covers the responsibilities of the broker and the responsibilities of their licensees in regard to property management, advertising, and general supervision which would include, but not be limited to, commissions and fees
  • Electives: 11 CE hours
    Licensees who wish to perform Broker Price Opinions (BPO), must complete a continuing education course on the topic.
    First Time Renewal Requirements: A newly licensed salesperson must complete 14 hours of Commission-developed modules to satisfy the continuing education requirement for renewal. This licensee must complete the General Module and either the Residential Module or Commercial Module. (Not currently offered by WebCE.)

When does Pennsylvania Real Estate CE have to be completed?

5/31 every even year

Can Real Estate CE courses be repeated?

Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2 year license term.

Can Real Estate CE course hours carry over to the next renewal cycle?

Excess credit hours may not be carried forward to the next license term.

What is the Pennsylvania Real Estate license renewal process?

Licenses expire May 31 of every even-numbered year. The Commission e-mails renewal notices approximately 60 days prior to the license expiration date. Notices are sent via e-mail to the e-mail address registered on the PALS website. A completed application includes the reactivation fee and continuing education certificates.

Renew online

What are the WebCE Pennsylvania Real Estate CE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are classified as online distance education courses.
  • Students must read the course material and answer each set of end-of-chapter quizzes with a score of at least 60 percent.
  • Final exams are not required for CE.
  • If the end-of-chapter quiz is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

What is the access period for WebCE Pennsylvania Real Estate CE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase, unless otherwise posted on the course description page and student dashboard.

How often does WebCE report Pennsylvania Real Estate CE course completions?

WebCE does not report course completions to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Pennsylvania Real Estate CE courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the course is completed.

Are there any CE exemptions?

The Commission may waive all or part of the continuing education requirement of §35.382 (relating to requirement) upon proof that the standard license holder seeking the waiver is unable to fulfill the requirement because of illness, emergency or hardship. Requests to waive the continuing education requirement must be filed with the Commission on or before March 31 of the renewal year unless the applicant proves to the satisfaction of the Commission that it was impracticable to do so.

Reciprocal licensees, unlike standard licensees, are not required to complete Pennsylvania’s 14-hour continuing education requirement. Upon request, a Certificate of Licensure dates within 90 days of submission must be provided to verify current licensure in the reciprocal state. Visit the state website to find out what states have reciprocity with Pennsylvania.

Who to contact for additional questions

Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission

  • Address: State Real Estate Commission, PO Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105
  • Phone: (717) 783-3658
  • Fax: (717) 787-0250
  • Website:
This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's licensing department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 5/12/2023