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Established in 1921, the New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC), a division of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, was created to administer and enforce New Jersey's real estate licensing law, N.J.S.A. 45:15-1 et seq.

The REC issues licenses to real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate schools, and course instructors, as well as establishes standards of practice for the real estate brokerage profession. It also regulates and registers out-of-state sales through New Jersey brokers.

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2021-2023 License Cycle: License Renewal

The next license renewal is in 2023. The late CE processing fee deadline is April 30, 2023, and the Licensing Renewal Cycle deadline is June 30, 2023. All licensees (except Salespersons Referral) should check to ensure compliance with CE when the renewal system opens.

Continue to check the website frequently for details and updates. Verify that your contact information on file with the Real Estate Commission is current to receive renewal correspondence and updates by accessing your menu in the Online Licensing System and using the “Update your contact information” function.


  • If license renewal is not completed by June 30, 2023, the license will become inactive.
  • Breakdown of Required CE Hours
  • If your license expired on July 19, 2021 you have until June 30, 2023 to reinstate
Online Submission of Original Applications - Salespersons and Brokersalespersons
Recent Bulletins
Important Licensee Information Regarding Housing Discrimination Laws

Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck has updated the Letter to Property Owners concerning housing discrimination.  It is required by N.J.A.C. 11:5-6.4(j) that real estate licensees supply a property owner with this letter, when accepting a listing of property for sale or rental.

Continuing Education (CE) for Salesperson Licensed With Real Estate Referral Company (formerly known as the Referral Agent)
Hot Topics for Licensees
Other Important Information  
  • Bulletin 13-19: Printing or Downloading of Real Estate Licenses and Guidance on Pocket Card Requirements
  • Bulletin 13-05: Comparative Market Analyses and Broker Price Opinions
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