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Ohio Post-Licensing Requirements:

Total Hours Mandatory Elective Hours
You Need: 20 20 0
We Offer: 20 20 0

Ohio State Requirement Details for Real Estate Salesperson Post-Licensing Education

Hours Required by the State: 20 hours within the first year of initial licensure

Course Completions: Students must participate in each course for the number of hours of credit awarded and daily course segments cannot exceed 8 hours in one calendar day.

Please note: Proof of completion of all education requirements (a copy of the course completion certificate), is required to be submitted with the salesperson examination and/or renewal applications.

The CE Shop’s Offering: 20 hours

Post-Licensing Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with a minimum of 70% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass. 

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to the Ohio Department of Commerce. The state requires schools to report course completions within 7 to 10 days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported and posted within this time frame. In addition to completions being reported by The CE Shop, licensees are required to submit copies of their certificates with their renewal forms to the state. Forms and certificates sent into the state must be postmarked no later than midnight of your birthday/renewal date. 

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each course has an individual expiration date which is listed in your account.

Certificates: Once The CE Shop has received the signed affidavit, your certificate of course completion will become available to download (and via email).  The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic certificate of completion, upon completion of the course. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license application to determine if you need to submit your certificate of completion with your license request. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date of your certificate of completion will reflect this.

Additional Licensing Information: License requirements can be found here.  The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew.  

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