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CT Real Estate Broker License Requirements

Requirements for obtaining a real estate broker license in Connecticut include:

  • Completion of the mandatory 60-hour Real Estate Principles and Practices course.
    Note: As of January 1, 2014, real estate salespersons licensees who had completed a mandatory 30-hour version of this course in the past will need to retake the full 60-hour mandatory course.
  • Completion of the mandatory 15-hour Real Estate Brokerage Principles and Practices course.
  • Completion of the mandatory 15-hour Legal Compliance course.
  • Successful completion of at least 20 real estate transactions in the previous five years or two 15 hour elective course or a 30 hour elective prescribed by the commission.                                               Note:  As of January 1, 2022: 
  • In the three years prior to applying, an applicant must have: 
  • a. been actively engaged as a licensed real estate salesperson under the supervision of a Connecticut licensed real estate broker for at least 1,500 hours 
  • b. represented a seller, buyer, lessor or lessee in at least four closed real estate transactions.  
  • The supervising broker or his/her authorized representative to certify whether an applicant's active engagement meets the hourly experience requirement within 90 days after the applicant provides it to him or her.
  • Applying for and passing the state exam.

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