How to Get Your Real Estate License in Colorado?

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get a Colorado Real Estate License? Real Estate Express taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Colorado, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Colorado real estate license requirements.

The requirements to become a real estate agent in Colorado are clear - pass background check, complete 168 hours of Colorado real estate license education, and pass the Colorado real estate license exam.

  1. Step 1: Meet the general Colorado real estate license requirements:
    • Be 18 years old or older to be issued a Colorado real estate license.
    • Complete your background check fingerprint requirement
    • Background checks are valid for 1 year after completion
  2. Step 2: Meet the Educational Real Estate License Requirements in Colorado - Enroll Today
    • Option 1: Complete 168 hours of Colorado real estate license education. The 168 hours of Colorado Real Estate Broker Qualifying Education are comprised of mandatory courses required by the Colorado Division of Real Estate.  The mandatory courses will prepare you to pass both the state and national portions of the Colorado real estate broker examination.

      48 hours, Real Estate Law & Practice

      48 hours, Colorado Contracts & Regulations

      8 hours, Trust Accounts & Recordkeeping

      8 hours, Current Legal Issues

      24 hours, Real Estate Closings

      32 hours, Practical Applications

    • Option 2: The Colorado Real Estate Commission recognizes prior education. A degree from an accredited degree-granting college or university with a major course of study in real estate can be enough to meet the requirements. Original transcripts must be provided upon application. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted to the Division for review prior to taking the broker’s exam.
  3. Step 3: Pass the Colorado real estate license exam
    • Take and pass both the general and state portions of the Colorado Broker Exam at a PSI test center.
  4. Step 4: Provide proof of Errors & Omissions insurance and complete your Colorado real estate license application online.
    • You must have a current E&O insurance policy in place before obtaining an active license.
  5. Step 5: Complete the Colorado real estate license application
    • Applications can take up to ten (10) business days from the time of receipt to be processed.

What kind of information will I learn from Real Estate Express to help me get a real estate license in Colorado?

Real Estate Express will help you prepare for the Colorado real estate licensing exam.  You will learn at your own pace. You will also get tools for your future career. 

Pass your Colorado real estate license exam the first time—or you don’t pay!

Does Colorado have licensing reciprocity with other states?

If you are licensed in any U.S. states or territory, Colorado will accept your application for licensure with limited examination and or pre-licensing education. You would have to pass background check, provide a certified license history from the jurisdiction you hold a license, and pass STATE​ portion of the Colorado Real Estate Broker’s Exam.

Real Estate Express Courses Fulfill Your Colorado License Requirements

All Real Estate Express packages are approved by Colorado Division of Real Estate and satisfy the Colorado real estate requirements to sit for the license exam.  Get your real estate license today!

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Regulatory notes

This license information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.

Students are advised to check with the appropriate Colorado regulatory agencies prior to purchasing courses to confirm that the program/course work will satisfy initial or renewal licensing or certification of that agency.

Colorado Division of Real Estate
Phone: 3038942166
Fax: 3038942683
Address: 1560 Broadway, Suite 925 Denver, CO 80202

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colorado real estate license requirementsAll Real Estate Express Courses are approved by Colorado Division of Real Estate. Once completed, you are eligible to sit for the Colorado Real Estate License Exam.