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How to Renew Real Estate License NY in 2022?

Are you a newly licensed NY Salesperson or Broker and need to find out how to renew your real estate license in NY?

The license renewal requirements for experienced real estate licensees have also changed. All licensees must complete a minimum of 22.5 hours of CE credits to renew their real estate licenses as of July 1, 2021. Brokers who qualified for exemption from NY CE license renewal requirements will no longer be exempt from July 1, 2021.

Some states will allow a certain grace period for real estate licensees to renew their licenses. However, the New York Division of Licensing does NOT. You must follow the new license renewal requirements to keep your license active.

Keep reading to learn more about renewing your real estate license in NY and keeping your NY License active in 2022.

Don’t risk losing your license. Find out more now!

What Are The Steps To Renew My NY Real Estate License?

Step 1. Complete the NYS Education Requirements for real estate license renewal. You must complete 22.5 hours of approved license renewal education from an NYSDOS-approved real estate school and course provider.

Step 2. Pass Your End Of Course Exam. MLS Campus will notify the state when you complete your education requirements.

Step 3. Complete the license renewal application & pay your license renewal fee to NY through the eAccessNY portal.

Log into the eAccessNY portal by following the link –

https://appext20.dos.ny.gov/nydos/nydoslogin.do?header=true

To view the instructions to renew your real estate license from the NY Division of Licensing, follow the link - https://dos.ny.gov/real-estate-salesperson

Fitting education around a busy work and life schedule can seem challenging, but it doesn’t have to be! You can easily renew your NY real estate license online and study at your own pace in your own free time!

Just leave yourself plenty of time to complete your license renewal education and get started early!

At MLS Campus, we offer the full license renewal course online, so you don’t have to spend time searching for approved courses in the required CE topics. For easy online enrollment in the license renewal course and to enjoy 50% off, follow the link – NY Real Estate License Renewal Don’t forget to use the coupon code SALES50 at checkout.

How Long Do I Have To Renew My Real Estate License In New York? 

Your real estate license must be renewed every two years by meeting NY license renewal requirements, as explained above. If you fail to renew your real estate license within the two-year time period, your license will expire, and you will not be permitted to perform any real estate activities. Don’t put off your education until the last minute. Start early and leave yourself plenty of time to complete your license renewal course.

You can renew your license through eAccessNY up to 3 months before your real estate license expiration date.

What Are The Education Requirements For Renewing My Real Estate License?

The NYS education requirements for renewing your real estate license are;

All real estate licensees whose licenses expire on or after July 1, 2021, are required to take 22.5 hours of CE credits:

  • A minimum of three hours of CE credits must relate to fair housing and discrimination
  • A minimum of one hour of CE credits must be based on real estate agency law (a minimum of two hours of agency law is required if you are renewing your NY real estate license for the first time)
  • A minimum of two and a half hours of CE credits must relate to ethical business practices (which may include NAR Code of Ethics instruction)
  • A minimum of one hour of CE credit must relate to recent legal matters (this may include statutes and laws, regulations, rules and codes, DOS and court decisions)
  • The remaining hours for CE credit may be on approved elective topics of your choosing.
IMPORTANT NOTES:

You cannot renew your real estate license early to avoid the education requirements. Furthermore, CE credits cannot be carried forward to the next licensing term. You will not be permitted to receive license renewal credits for taking the same course twice in the same renewal period.

To meet your education requirement for 1st, 2nd and subsequent license renewals, enroll in our NY real estate license renewal course package. - NY Real Estate License Renewal

New York Real Estate Salesperson Renewal Requirements

A real estate salesperson license must be renewed every two years.

Renewal Fee for 2022 : $65

New York real estate salespersons will be sent a renewal notice from NY state about three months before their license is due to expire.

New York Real Estate Broker Renewal Requirements

A real estate broker license must also be renewed every two years. Note the previous CE education exemption for brokers with 15 years of experience is no longer valid. All brokers must complete the license renewal education.

Renewal Fee for 2022 : $185

New York real estate brokers will also receive a renewal notice from NY state about three months before their license is due to expire.

What Happens If My NY Real Estate License Expires?

If your real estate license has expired, you must not provide any real estate services until your license is reactivated. For a NY real estate license that has expired for less than two years, you can have your license reinstated by completing 22.5 hours of approved CE Credits with an approved school, submitting your application for license renewal and paying your renewal fee through the online licensing portal eAccessNY.

Can I Renew My Real Estate License After It Expires In NY?

You can only renew your license after it expires if you meet the education requirements, submit the application and pay the renewal fees within two years.

If your NY real estate license has expired for more than two years, you must pass the state written examination and submit a new salesperson or broker application and pay the applicable fee.

How To Reinstate My Real Estate License In NY

If your NY real estate license has been revoked, you will not be eligible to be re-licensed for at least one year.

At that time, you must retake the NY state licensing exam, submit a new license application, and pay the applicable license application fee to reinstate your real estate license in New York.

How Much Does It Cost To Renew Real Estate License In NY?

The fee to renew your real estate license in NY in 2022 is now $65 for salespersons and $185 for brokers. Payment must be made by credit card through your eAccessNYaccount.

For more information on MLS Campus Real Estate School and our online real estate courses in New York follow the link: NY Real Estate Courses

 If you still have questions regarding your New York real estate license renewal, call our friendly support team at (877) 331-6235 or send us an email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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