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Georgia Real Estate Education Requirements

To obtain a Georgia Real Estate Sales license you must:
Be at least 18 years old.
Be a high school graduate or the holder of an equivalency degree (GED).
Successfully complete a 75 hour Pre-licensing course, including a proctored final exam.
The Georgia Real Estate Commission requires students to take the course from an approved provider such as Barney Fletcher Schools (5753 In-Class approval code and 6994 online approval code)
Pass a proctored State Licensing Examination (There is a $115.00 fee paid to Applied Measurement Professionals for each time the student takes the exam)
Submit your GCIC (Georgia Criminal Information Center) report with no issues.
(Submit the Application for Person with Prior Criminal Conviction(s) or Disciplinary Sanction(s) to the Georgia Real Estate Commission if there are issues involved.)
Submit the Certificate of Accuracy Statement License Application which is issued once the student passes the State Examination.
Present 2 forms of identification, one with a current photograph. (Both forms of ID must be valid and include your current name and signature)
Pay the one time application fee of $170.00 (Visa, MasterCard; Cashier’s check or money order payable to The Georgia Real Estate Commission)

Effective January 1, 2012, the Georgia “Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011” requires all applicants for real estate licensure or appraiser classification, and those applying for renewal of an existing license or classification, Appraisal Management Companies, Instructors, and School Directors to submit to the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC):
(1) a “secure and verifiable document” for identification purposes as defined in O.C.G.A. §50-36-2
(2) a “signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant’s lawful presence in the United States” as required in O.C.G.A. §50-36-1.

Course Exams:

The Georgia Real Estate Commission requires that final exams be proctored by schools or school-approved proctors (online exams only).

Barney Fletcher Schools administers course exams every Wednesday at 9:00am and Thursday at 12:30pm. Call the school for details. The Georgia
Real Estate Commission also requires a state examination after the completion of your school final. Details for that exam can be found at in the candidate handbook.

Continuing Education

On July 1, 2015: required hours of continuing education increase from 24 to 36.
On July 1, 2016: 3 of the 36 hours must be on the topic of License Law.
Georgia Real Estate License Rule Changes Video: