How to get your Real Estate License in Montana

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Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Montana

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation. We recommend you contact the Montana Board of Realty Regulation for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Montana Real Estate License: Newly Licensed Property Managers - 1st Renewal

Total Hours Required: 4
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: October 31st each year.  

According to the Board, you are considered a “newly licensed property manager” until your second renewal cycle has been completed. During this time, the renewal requirements for your 1st and 2nd renewal will vary. The information below pertains to individuals licensed on or after July 22, 2017. Please read carefully.

Newly Licensed Property Managers are required to complete 4 hours in Trust Accounts before the first renewal.

24.210.829 NEW LICENSEE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION -- PROPERTY MANAGER. All new property management licensees are required to complete 12 hours of property management continuing education by the second renewal date, following their original license issue date. Four of the hours must consist of courses in property management trust accounts and must be taken before the first renewal date following original issuance of the license. New Licensee Property Managers are required to complete the remaining 8 hours of property management continuing education before the second renewal date.

In the event there is no trust account course offered by the end of the licensing year, a new licensee must complete the course when the class is next offered, unless the time for taking the course is extended for good cause at the board's discretion.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: 4064446880
Fax: 4068412323
Address: 301 South Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620

Montana Real Estate License: Newly Licensed Property Managers - 2nd Renewal

Total Hours Required: 8
Mandatory Hours: 8
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: October 31st each year.  

According to the Board, you are considered a “newly licensed property manager” until your second renewal cycle has been completed. During this time, the renewal requirements for your 1st and 2nd renewal will vary. The information below pertains to individuals licensed on or after July 22, 2017. Please read carefully.

Newly Licensed Property Managers are required to complete the remaining 8 hours of property management continuing education before the second renewal date.

24.210.829 NEW LICENSEE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION -- PROPERTY MANAGER. All new property management licensees are required to complete 12 hours of property management continuing education by the second renewal date, following their original license issue date. Four of the hours must consist of courses in property management trust accounts and must be taken before the first renewal date following original issuance of the license. New Licensee Property Managers are required to complete the remaining 8 hours of property management continuing education before the second renewal date.

In the event there is no trust account course offered by the end of the licensing year, a new licensee must complete the course when the class is next offered, unless the time for taking the course is extended for good cause at the board's discretion.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: 4064446880
Fax: 4068412323
Address: 301 South Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620

Montana Real Estate License: Salesperson, Broker

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: October 31st each year.  

Hours Required by Montana Board of Realty Regulation: 12 elective course hours.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: 4064446880
Fax: 4068412323
Address: 301 South Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620

Montana Real Estate License: Property Manager (3rd renewal and beyond)

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: October 31st each year.  

Hours Required by Montana Board of Realty Regulation: 12 elective course hours.

After satisfactorily completing NEW LICENSE CE (by the second renewal), property manager licensees may complete continuing education courses, whether designated as property management education or not, to meet the continuing education renewal requirement.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: 4064446880
Fax: 4068412323
Address: 301 South Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620

Montana Real Estate License: Supervising Brokers

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: October 31st each year.  

Hours Required by Montana Board of Realty Regulation: 12 hours.

•4 mandatory hours
    oMontana Supervising Broker
•8 elective hours

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Montana Board of Realty Regulation
Phone: 4064446880
Fax: 4068412323
Address: 301 South Park, 4th Floor Helena, MT 59620

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Note: This license renewal 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.