Washington DC Continuing Education Requirements

Maryland State Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

Real Estate Salesperson, Associate Broker, Broker

State Required Hours: 15 Credit Hours (No Duplicate Classes). 9 Hours Of Required Courses And 6 Hours Of Elective Courses.

DC Salespersons, Associate Brokers, and Brokers (Residential)
  • 3.0 Credit Hours | DC Fair Housing
  • 3.0 Credit Hours | DC Legislative
  • 3.0 Credit Hours | DC Ethics

Please Note: Classes can be rescheduled up to one time. If registered for a class and does not attend without notice, there is no refund. Tristar Academy gives a 24-Hours window for cancellation or one reschedule via email.

Elective Credits For DC from MD Required Course: The Below Classes are Available for DC Elective Credits for $10 Per Class. You may add this to your course at the time of registration online or over the phone

  • BRAD: Brokerage Relationships & Disclosures formerly MREC Agency – Residential
  • MD Ethics, Flipping, & Predatory Lending


CE Credit Uploading: 
CE Credits are uploaded electronically directly to the DCRA Real Estate Commission website. Once the credits are uploaded, you receive an email receipt of your CE credit completion. The State requires Real Estate Educators to upload the completed CE credit within five to seven days after the completed class date.

Tristar Academy is an Approved Real Estate Education Provider by the Washington DC Real Estate Commission.

License Renewal Date: Every odd-numbered year in August, every 2 years for a licensee. For Brokers, every odd-numbered year in February, every 2 years.

Washington DC Licensee Quick Links

DC Real Estate License Search

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs – Real Estate
1100 4th St. SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-442-4320 | Fax 202-698-4329