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Texas Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

Real Estate Continuing Education Provider Number: 9815

What are the Real Estate Continuing Education requirements for Texas?

All License Types

18 CE hours total

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

Broker & Sales Agents

  • Legal Update I: 4 CE hours
  • Legal Update II: 4 CE hours
  • Electives: 7 CE hours
  • Texas Contracts: 3 CE hours

Supervising Broker & Sales Agents

  • Legal Update I: 4 CE hours
  • Legal Update II: 4 CE hours
  • Broker Responsibility: 6 CE hours
  • Texas Contracts: 3 CE hours
  • Electives: 1 CE hour

Sales Apprentice First Time Renewal

  • Legal Update I: 4 hours
  • Legal Update II: 4 hours
  • Qualifying SAE Real Estate Courses: 240 hours
  • Real Estate Brokerage Course: 30 hours
Note: WebCE does not currently offer the 240 SAE hours or the 30 hour Real Estate Brokerage Course.

When does Texas Real Estate CE have to be completed?

Every 2 years on the last day of the month licensed.

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 Texas Real Estate license renewal process?

Complete your CE at least 10 days before your expiration date, to ensure time for processing. If TREC records do not reflect completion of CE requirements at the time you submit your renewal application, you must pay a $200 CE Deferral Fee, or renew in inactive status.

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What are the WebCE Texas Real Estate CE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are classified as online education courses.
  • Students must read the course material before completing a closed-book non-monitored exam. Students will not have access to the final exam until the student’s time in the course equals the number of approved credit hours for the course.
  • No more than 12 CE hours can be completed in a 24 hour period
  • Students must verify their identity by answering security questions throughout the course and exam.
  • There is no minimum passing grade for final exams.

What is the access period for WebCE Texas 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 Texas Real Estate CE course completions?

Every business day to the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).

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

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

What are the Texas Real Estate CE requirements for non-residents?

All TREC license holders are required to complete the CE requirements that are in place at the time of their renewal. If an individual holds an active real estate license in another state, they may be able to use courses completed for another real estate license to satisfy the elective portion of CE. See Commission Rule §535.92(d). There is no substitute for the non-elective CE course (Legal Update I, Legal Update II and Broker Responsibility Course) requirements.

Who to contact for additional questions

Texas Real Estate Commission

  • Address: Stephen F. Austin Bldg., 1700 North Congress Avenue, Suite 400, Austin, TX 78701
  • Phone: (512) 936-3000
  • Fax: (512) 936-3864
  • 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 7/11/2023