How often do Indiana brokers and managing brokers need to take courses?
All real estate brokers and managing brokers in Indiana must complete 12 hours of continuing education annually before 6/30.
How many credits must Indiana brokers and managing brokers earn to renew their licenses?
Licenses need to be renewed every third year. Licensees must attest to their completion of 36 hours of continuing education (12 hours every year) on the renewal application. The next license renewal date is 6/30/2023.
Are managing broker and broker requirements different?
Both managing brokers and brokers need to complete 12 hours of continuing education annually. For managing brokers, at least 4 of the 12 hours must be dedicated to the necessary business and management skills and legal knowledge needed by a managing broker. All of our courses marked “Meets Managing Broker CE Requirement” qualify.
Do I need to send the Indiana Real Estate Commission my certificates of completion?
No, but you should retain them for your files. If you are chosen for the random continuing education audit after renewals are collected, the Indiana Real Estate Commission will ask to see your certificates of completion at that point.
Can I take my continuing education courses online?
Yes. Approved courses and providers are listed on the Indiana Real Estate Commission’s website: https://www.in.gov/pla/professions/indiana-real-estate-commission/approved-education-providers/.
Can I take courses not approved by the Indiana Real Estate Commission for credit?
No. Courses and course providers must be Commission-approved.
What if I fail to complete my continuing education courses by the deadline?
You will be subject to audit. If found to be in non-compliance, you will be subject to a civil penalty of up to $5000 and will be required to make up the deficient hours.
Can I get an extension on my continuing education deadline? Can my continuing education requirements be waived?
The Commission does not grant extensions. Waivers may be granted under the following conditions: service in the United States Armed Forces for one (1) year or more of the license period, or an incapacitating illness preventing either part-time or full-time employment for at least twelve (12) months of the license period.