New York Real Estate License Frequently Asked Questions

New York Real Estate License Frequently Asked Questions

Getting your New York real estate license should be exciting and something to look forward to, not full of confusion and unanswered questions. If you have any unanswered questions after reviewing our FAQ, please reach out to the Corofy Support Team at support@corofy.com.

About Corofy

Yes, Corofy’s 77-hour Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing Course is fully approved by the New York Department of State and Arello.
Corofy Headquarters is based in New York, New York. However, Corofy’s NY 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is available to any student across New York State.
No, Corofy currently only offers the Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course for New York State.
No, Corofy does not currently offer continuing education classes for New York Real Estate Salespersons looking to renew their license.
No, Corofy currently only offers the New York Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing Course.
Yes, Corofy’s 77-hour Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing Course is fully approved by the New York Department of State and Arello. Over 1,000 students have completed their real estate pre-licensing requirements with Corofy.

Contact Corofy

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact the Corofy Support Team by sending an email to support@corofy.com. A Corofy Support Representative will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days.

Technical Support

If you are experiencing trouble registering for the course, please send an email to the Corofy Support Team at support@corofy.com and our team will work to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

If you have already purchased Corofy’s 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course, visit edu.corofy.com to log in and access the course. If you have not already purchased the course, click here to register.

The Real Estate Pre-Licensing course will be available in your Corofy account upon registering for the course. If you are unable to access the course within 24 hours of purchase, please reach out to the Corofy Support Team by sending an email to support@corofy.com. A Corofy Support Representative will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days.

You will receive your login information for the course via email upon registering. If you have not recieved your login credentials within 24 hours of purchasing the course, please reach out to support@corofy.com and Corofy’s Support Team will send you your login information immediately.

If you have not recieved your receipt within 24 hours of purchasing the course, please reach out to support@corofy.com and Corofy’s Support Team will send you your receipt.

If you are experiencing any technical issues, please send an email to the Corofy Support Team at support@corofy.com and our team will work to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

If you need to reset your password for the course, go to edu.corofy.com and click ‘Lost your password?’ below the login fields.

If you forget your username for the course, please reach out to the Corofy Support Team by sending an email to support@corofy.com. A Corofy Support Representative will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days.

Licensing Requirements

To get your New York Real Estate Salesperson License, follow these 7 steps:

1) Choose a New York State approved real estate course provider.

2) Complete the NY 77-hour Real Estate Pre-license course.

3) Pass the school’s final exam.

4) Pass the New York State Real Estate Exam.

5) Choose a sponsoring broker.

6) Apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License through eAccessNY with the help of your sponsoring broker.

7) Begin working in real estate and start earning money!

Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide for in-depth information about each step to get your New York real estate license.

To get your New York State Real Estate Salesperson License, you must complete the New York 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course. The course must be approved by the New York Department of State. After completing the course, you will need to pass a proctored final exam with a score of 70% or better to receive your Certificate of Completion for the course. Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide for more information regarding the steps and requirements to get your New York real estate license.

You must complete 77-hours of New York State-approved Real Estate Pre-license coursework to be elible to apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License.

Here is a breakdown of the costs associated with getting your New York State Real Estate License with Corofy:

1) Complete the New York 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course: $84

2) Pass Corofy’s proctored School Final Exam: $0

3) Pass the New York State Real Estate Exam: $15 per attempt.

4) Submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application: $65.

Total Cost: $164

There are two exams you must pass in order to apply for your New York Real Estate Salespersons license. You must pass your school’s proctored final exam after completing the NY 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course. You must also pass the NY State Real Estate Licensing Exam. Both exams must be passed with a score of 70% or better.

The amount of time it takes to get your New York real estate license depends on whether you complete the coursework online or in a classroom, as well as how much time you dedicate to progressing through the 77-hour pre-licensing course. Here is a breakdown of the time it will take to get your NY Real Estate License:

1) Complete the NY 77-hour Real Estate Salespersons course (and the proctored final exam): 2-4 weeks.

2) Pass the NY State exam: 2 weeks.

3) Submit your NY Real Estate Salesperson License application and have it approved by the DOS: 2 weeks.

Total Time: 6-8 weeks​

You must be at least 18 years old to apply for your New York State Real Estate Salesperson License, according to section 440-a of the NYS Real Estate License Law.

No, you do not need a high school diploma (or its equivalent) in order to get your New York real estate license. You are only required to be at least 18 years old.

Yes, you can complete the New York 77-hour Real Estate Salespersons course while you are still in high school. However, you must be 18 years old to submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application.

Yes, you do not need to be a United States citizen or permanent resident to get your New York real estate license. However, you will need to have a social security number to submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application.

You can complete the NY 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course if you are not based in New York. However, you will need a New York State issued ID to complete your New York State Real Estate Exam.

The New York Department of State makes all decisions regarding waiving the 77-hour real estate pre-licensing course requirement. Please reach out to the DOS for more information regarding your specific licensing situation.

If you already a completed a real estate course at a university, you will need to reach out to the New York DOS to check if your 77-hour pre-license course requirement will be waived. The DOS will waive the 77-hour pre-license course requirement if you hold a Bachelor’s Degree with a major or concentration in real estate. You must submit a request for a waiver to the DOS, as well as official transcripts from your university.

The DOS will waive the 77-hour pre-license course requirement if you hold a Bachelor’s Degree with a major or concentration in real estate. You must submit a request for a waiver to the DOS, as well as official transcripts from your university.

​The New York Department of State will not allow you to use law school credits in place of the 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course. However, if you a licensed attorney that is admitted to the NYS Bar, the DOS will waive your course requirement.

You will have to notify the New York Department of State if you have been convicted on a felony, if you have any pending charges, or if you have ever had a license revoked, suspended, or denied. You will also have to provide the required supporting documentation in order for the DOS to evaluate your case.

You must disclose the following criminal activity to the New York DOS as part of your Real Estate Salesperson License application:

1) If you have ever been convicted of a crime that is a misdemeanor or felony.

2) If you have any criminal charges (misdemeanor or felonies) pending.

3) If you ever had a license revoked, suspended, or denied.

It is possible to obtain your New York Real Estate Salesperson License if you have a prior conviction. However, if you have been convicted of a felony, a sex offense, or a sexually violent offense, you will not be eligible to receive a license.

Course Registration

Yes, Corofy’s New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is online and completely self paced so you can complete the course on your own schedule.

Corofy’s New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is online and completely self paced so you can complete the course on your own schedule.

Corofy’s $84 course fee includes 12 month access to our New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, as well as many other features including State Exam prep, job placement assistance, and 24/7 customer support. Click here to learn more about what benefits are available to you as a Corofy student.

Yes, Corofy’s New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is $84 and must be paid upfront.

You can purchase Corofy’s NY 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course with any major credit card.

We do not accept payments for the course over the phone. To register for Corofy’s New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, you will need to visit this link and use any major credit card to purchase.

New York Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course

To register for Corofy’s New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, visit this link.

You can take the 77-hour NYS license course online or in a classroom. Most students prefer to take the course online, as it offers you the flexibility to complete the course on your own schedule and is typically much more affordable. If you take the course in a classroom, you must complete the course according to the school’s schedule. Click here to learn more about the different formats for completing the 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course.

Yes, Corofy’s New York 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is exclusively offered online. Our online course format allows you to complete the course at your own pace, on any device.

No, Corofy does not currently have a mobile app to complete the course. However, you can access your New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course via your web browser on your mobile device.

You will have 12 months from the date of your course purchase to complete the course, as required by section 176.25 of Article 12-A of the NY Real Property Law.

After you complete the New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, you will be eligible to obtain your New York Real Estate Salesperson License.

For a detailed course description and more information about the unique benefits of Corofy’s 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course, click here.

For a detailed course outline and summary of all the subjects covered in the 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, check out our Course Curriculum.

Each chapter in the course includes a key terms review section, complete with the key terms to remember for that chapter.

Corofy’s 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course is currently offered online and can not be printed or distributed via a PDF.

​You will receive your Certificate of Completion right after you pass the course final exam with a score of 70% or better. Your Certificate of Completion will be sent to the email address you used to log in to the course. Please note, your Certificate of Completion is only for your records, as Corofy will send your course completion information to the NYS DOS.

To get your Certificate of Completion, you will need to complete your 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course and pass Corofy’s proctored School Final Exam with a score of 70% or better. Upon passing your School Final Exam, you will be sent your Certificate of Completion via email.

You will receive your Certificate of Completion upon passing your School Final Exam. You will be sent your Certificate of Completion via email.

Yes, your Certificate of Completion for the New York 77-hour Real Estate Pre-licensing course is only valid for up to 8 years, as mandated by the NY Department of State. You must pass the New York State Real Estate License Exam and apply for your NY Real Estate Salesperson license within 8 years of completing the course. Otherwise, you must retake the course.

Yes, Corofy will send your course completion information to the New York Department of State within 5 business days of passing the School Final exam.

When you complete the course, you’ll need to pass both your Corofy proctored School Final Exam and the New York State Real Estate Exam, choose a sponsoring broker, and apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License. Once you receive approval on your Real Estate Salesperson Application, you’ll be able to begin working as a real estate agent,

​Yes, the New York Department of State may waive the 77-hour pre-license course requirement if you hold a Bachelor’s degree with a major or concentration in real estate or are an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar. The DOS may also waive the course requirement if you completed a substantially similar real estate pre-license course in another state. For more information about course waivers, reach out the DOS.

Proctored School Final Exam

Yes, the New York Department of State requires the School Final Exam to be proctored. You will receive more information regarding scheduling and completing your School Final Exam with a proctor upon registering for the course.

A proctored School Final Exam is an exam that must be taken in the presence of a proctor.

You take your proctored School Final Exam after completing your New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course content. However, you should schedule your Final Exam at one of our partnering locations as you are completing the course, as most proctors will be booked weeks in advance.

The New York Department of State requires the School Final Exam to be proctored. You will receive more information regarding scheduling and completing your School Final Exam with a proctor upon registering for the course.

The proctored School Final Exam must be taken at a physical proctoring location that is approved by the NYS Department of State and is located within New York State.

Corofy students have unlimited attempts to pass the proctored School Final Exam.
Corofy’s proctored School Final Exam is structured exactly like the New York State Real Estate Exam and consists of 75 multiple-choice questions. You must pass the exam with a score of 70% or better to receive your Certificate of Completion.

Passing the NY Real Estate Pre-License Course Final Exam is not hard, you just need to prepare for it. Making sure you understand the material and reviewing the course content are great first steps to take to increase your chances of passing.

New York State Real Estate Exam

After completing Corofy’s 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course, you will need to pass your School Final Exam with a score of 70% or better. Once you pass this exam, you will receive your Certificate of Completion for the course and be able to schedule your New York State Real Estate Exam.

For more information regarding scheduling your New York State Real Estate Exam, you can check out the State Exam Course available in your Corofy Account, or contact the Corofy Support Team by sending an email to support@corofy.com. A Corofy Support Representative will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days.

In New York, State Exam seats tend to get booked quickly so we recommend scheduling your State Exam when you have completed about 75% of the New York 77-hour pre-licensing course.

No, you will first need to complete the New York 77-hour pre-licensing course before taking your State Exam.

​The New York State Real Estate License Exam costs $15 per attempt. You must pay for the exam by credit card when scheduling your exam through your eAccessNY account.

Yes, the NY Department of State requires that you pay a $15 fee per each New York State Exam attempt in order to schedule your exam date.

​Yes, there are testing accommodations available for persons with disabilities. If you need a testing accommodation you should not schedule your exam online through eAccessNY. Instead, you must call the Department of State at (518)474-4429 to schedule your exam and arrange your testing accommodation.

The New York State Real Estate License Exam is not difficult, you just need to prepare for it. Making sure you understand the material and reviewing the course content are great first steps to take to increase your chances of passing.

Yes, Corofy students have access to our New York State Real Estate Exam preparation course, complete with practice exams, chapter summaries, and key terms review exercises to help you study.

If you already completed a real estate course and need help preparing for the State Exam, reach out to the Corofy Support Team at support@corofy.com

The passing score for the NY State Real Estate Exam is 70%.

​The New York State Real Estate Exam consists of 75 multiple-choice questions. There is a 90 minute time limit for the exam and you must pass with a score of 70% or better.

The Department of State has 12 proctoring locations within New York State to take your NY State Real Estate Licensing Exam. Click here for a list of all 12 proctoring locations along with their addresses.

You must bring a current, government-issued photo-bearing ID, as well as a print-out of your “Summary of Your Submission”, which you will be given upon scheduling your exam via eAccessNY.

Yes, you will have to bring a print-out of the “Summary of Your Submission” page with you to the State Exam. If you did not print this page after scheduling your state exam, you can find the page again by logging in to your eAccessNY account and clicking on “View Scheduled Exam Details” on the Main Menu page.

​Yes, it is recommend that you bring a calculator to the New York State Real Estate Exam. However, the calculator must be battery or solar-powered, silent, non-printing, and not contain a keyboard. You cannot use your smartphone as a calculator.

Only permitted calculators may be used. Electronic devices must be turned off. Reference materials, large bags, and briefcases are not allowed. Eating, drinking or smoking is not permitted. Visitors are not permitted. Any person who violates any of the exam policies will be dismissed from the exam site.

Yes, the New York State Real Estate Exam is available in Spanish, Korean, Russian, or Chinese. If you plan to take the exam in one of these languages, you must notify the exam proctor when you arrive at the testing center.

Your New York State Real Estate Exam will typically be ready within 3-5 business days after you complete the exam. To access your results, log in to your eAccessNY account, click on “View Exam Results”. If you see “Waiting for Score”, this means your results have not been processed yet. Otherwise, you will see either a “Pass” or “Fail”.

To access your New York State Exam results, you will need to log in to eAccessNY and click on your scheduled exam. Your results will be available 7-10 days after completing the exam and will appear as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

After you pass the New York State Real Estate Exam, you can submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application through your eAccessNY account. Note that you will not be able to apply for your license until you have chosen a sponsoring broker.

You can take the NY state licensing exam as many times as needed until you pass. To retake the New York State Real Estate Exam, you must schedule a new exam date through your eAccessNY account and pay the $15 examination fee.

To reschedule your NY State Real Estate Licensing Exam, log in to your eAccessNY account and click on “View Scheduled Exam Details”. Then, click “Reschedule” and follow the instructions. ​Note that you will only be able to reschedule your state exam 6 days prior to your exam date.

If you did not pass the New York State Real Estate Exam, you must schedule a new exam through your eAccessNY account and pay the $15 examination fee.​

​​Your New York State Real Estate Exam results are only valid for up to 2 years. You must have a sponsoring broker and submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License application within two years of passing the exam or you will have to retake the state exam.

Choosing a Sponsoring Broker

A sponsoring broker is responsible for the agents they sponsor, as well as running the day-to-day operations of their brokerage.

Yes, you will need to be sponsored by an active New York broker to apply for your New York real estate license.

The best method of choosing a sponsoring broker is to choose a NY real estate course provider that offers job placement assistance. Click here to learn more about how to choose a sponsoring broker and how Corofy can help you through the process.

You can begin the process of finding a sponsoring broker when you are close to completing your New York 77-Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing course. It is recommended that you interview with a few sponsoring brokers before choosing one, so it is important to begin this process as soon as possible.

After you’ve chosen a sponsoring broker, you will need to:

1) Pass your New York State Real Estate Exam if you haven’t already done so.

2) Apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson license.

3) Have your sponsoring broker approve your application and officially get your new career in real estate started!

No, you will only be able to apply for your New York real estate license once you have officially chosen and been given an offer from a sponsoring broker.

Yes, you can take your NY State Exam before choosing a sponsoring broker.

Applying For New York Real Estate
Salesperson License

You can only submit your New York State Real Estate Salesperson Application after you have completed the 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course, passed the New York State Real Estate Exam, and found a sponsoring broker. Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide for more information regarding applying for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License.

No, to submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application, you must have a sponsoring broker (who is a licensed NY real estate broker). Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide to learn more about what you’ll need to submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application.

To submit your New York State Real Estate Salesperson License Application, you must pay a $65 fee to the DOS. You must make the payment through your eAccessNY account using a credit card.

Yes, the NY Department of State requires that you pay a $65 fee to submit your New York State Real Estate Salesperson License Application.

You will only need to submit a paper version of the New York Real Estate Salesperson Application if:

1) You are applying for your license as an attorney admitted to the NYS Bar.

2) You were previously licensed.

3) The DOS waived the 77-hour education requirement.

4) You are applying for a NY real estate license via reciprocity.

​You will not be eligible apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application if you are more than four months in arrears in the payment of child support.

Working In Real Estate

Being a real estate agent is definitely worth it if you’re ambitious and have a drive to succeed in the field. Ultimately, it’s all about how much work you’re willing to put in.

As a licensed New York real estate salesperson, you will be allowed to represent sellers or landlords to sell or lease their property, or represent buyers or tenants looking to buy or rent a property, and earn a commission in the process. You will also be able to work in the leasing industry, as a leasing consultant or property manager. This applies to all types of real estate (residential, commercial, or industrial) throughout New York.

Once you have your New York real estate license, there are countless job opportunities available to you across many different specialties. Click here to learn more about the jobs available to you with a New York real estate license.

The average base salary for a New York real estate agent is $114,000 per year. Full time agents (agents that work 20 hours or more per week) can make up to $150,000+ per year.

Yes, real estate agents are considered independent contractors and as a result, real estate agents neeed to file their taxes with the IRS 1099 form.

Yes, one of the best parts about being a real estate agent is that you have the freedom to set your own schedule. Once you are choose a sponsoring broker, you will be able to discuss the flexibility of your schedule in more detail with your broker.

Yes, NY real estate agents have the freedom to determine their own schedule and decide if they’d like to work part time or full time.

No, sponsoring brokers do not expect newly licensed real estate agents to know everything about working in real estate immediately. You will learn more about your duties and responsibilities as a real estate agent through training and mentorship from your broker.

No, it not required that you be vaccinated to work as a real estate agent. However, some sponsoring brokers may require you to be vaccinated.

eAccessNY

eAccessNY is the New York Department of State’s online platform for scheduling your State exam and applying for your license. You will also eventually use your eAccessNY account to renew your New York real estate license.

To create an account on eAccessNY:

1) Visit the eAccessNY website.

2) Click ‘Create My Account’.

3) Enter your details and click “Preview”.

4) Then click “Save”.

5) You will then receive an email to change your temporary password.

6) Once you change your temporary password, you can then use your eAccessNY account to schedule your New York State Real Estate Licensing Exam.

​To schedule your New York State Real Estate Exam, you must log in to your eAccessNY account and click “Apply to Take an Exam”. You then have to follow the instructions, pay the exam fee, and accept the exam policies. Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide to learn more about scheduling your New York State Licensing Exam.

To apply for your New York Real Estate Salesperson License, log in to your eAccessNY account and click on “Apply for Initial Salesperson License”. Enter your details and your sponsoring broker’s details. Select the school where you completed the pre-license course. Pay for the application and print the “Summary of Your Submission” page. Check out our New York Real Estate License Guide to learn more about what you’ll need to submit your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application.

To renew your New York Real Estate Salesperson License, log in to your eAccessNY account and click on “List of Licenses (Access your license here)”. Next, click “Renew License” and answer the questions and click “Next Step”. Next, you’ll need to confirm the application and enter your credit card details.

For your New York Real Estate Salesperson License Application to be approved, your sponsoring broker will have to authorize your application: To do this, they will need to log into their own eAccessNY account and click on “List of Licenses”. Under “Functions”, click on “Authorize Initial Salesperson License” and choose “Accept” next to the salesperson’s name. An “Authorize Initial License – Summary” page will then appear and the salesperson will then receive their NY Real Estate Salesperson License Card by mail.

License Reciprocity

​Yes, New York State offers real estate license reciprocity with 9 other states: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, West Virginia. Click here for more information about New York State real estate license reciprocity.

​To get your New York Real Estate Salespersons License via reciprocity, you must:

1) Hold a current real estate license in your home state

2) Be sponsored by your home-state broker who must also hold a current NY broker’s license

3) Submit a completed NY Real Estate Salesperson Application

4) Pay the $65 application fee

5) Submit an irrevocable consent form.

If you want to get your NY real estate license and are licensed in a state that doesn’t share license reciprocity with NY, you must obtain your license the same way as any non-licensee. This includes:

1) Completing the New York 77-hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course

2) Pass your proctored School Final Exam

3) Pass the New York State Real Estate Licensing Exam.

4) Choose a sponsoring broker in New York

5) Submit your NY State Real Estate Salesperson application.

New York does not offer real estate license reciprocity with New Jersey. However, the Department of State may waive the 77-hour real estate pre-licensing course requirement if you can show evidence that you have completed the NJ pre-license course. This means you will only have to pass the New York State Real Estate Licensing Exam and apply for your NY Real Estate Salesperson License.

New Jersey does not offer real estate license reciprocity with New York. However, if you hold an active New York Real Estate Salesperson License, New Jersey may waive their pre-license course requirement, which means you only have to pass the NJ state licensing exam and apply for an NJ real estate salesperson license.

License Renewal

To renew your New York Real Estate Salesperson License, you must:

1) Complete the required 22.5 hours of continuing education.

2) Submit your renewal application online through your eAccessNY account.

3) Pay the $65 renewal fee.

Yes, it costs $65 to renew your New York real estate license. You will renew your license and pay the renewal fee through your eAccessNY account using a credit card.

You will need to renew your New York real estate license every two years. Your license expiration date will be printed on your real estate license ID card.

​You can renew your NY real estate salespersons license through your eAccessNY account up to 3 months before your license expiration date. You will receive an email and postcard from the NYS Department of State reminding you to renew your license 3 months before your license expiration date.

To renew your New York real estate license, you must complete 22.5-hours of continuing education for each 2-year renewal period. Your continuing educaiton must include 3 hours of fair housing and at least 1 hour of law of agency. If you are renewing your NY real estate license for the first time, you must complete 2 hours of law of agency.

No, if you do not renew your NY real estate license on time, your license will be considered expired and you will not be able to practice real estate until your license is reinstated. The Department of State does not offer a grace period for renewals.

If you do not renew your license within 2 years after your license expiration date, you will have to retake the New York State Real Estate Exam and apply for a new Real Estate Salesperson License.

Typically, the Department of State does not offer a grace period for renewals. However, they may offer an extension to complete the required 22.5 hours of continuing education and extensions may only be granted for a “bona fide hardship”. You will be required to submit evidence demonstrating hardship, along with a written request for an extension as part of your renewal application.

If your NY real estate license has been expired for less than 2 years, you can reinstate your license by:

1) Completing the required 22.5 hours of continuing education.

2) Submitting your renewal application online through your eAccessNY account.

3) Pay the $65 license renewal fee.

​If your New York real estate license has been revoked, you will not be eligible to be reinstate your license for at least one year. After one year has passed, you must retake the New York State Real Estate Exam, submit a new Real Estate Salesperson License Application, and pay the $65 license application fee.

The only individuals that may be exempt from completing continuing education requirements are:

1) NY real estate brokers who are engaged full time in the real estate business and who have been licensed prior to July 1, 2008, for at least 15 consecutive years, and have maintained continuous licensure.

2) Attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar who hold a real estate broker’s license.

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