How to Become a Licensed Agent in Ohio

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Ohio Licensing Process

Step 1

Pick a Real Estate Program that suits your needs

  • 120 educational hours over 4 required courses
  • Davis college / The CE Shop Online!
  • ANY SCHOOL is okay!

Step 2

Choose a Broker Affiliation for Sponsorship

  • Enjoy our Reimbursement Program if you choose us!

Step 3

Apply to Take Real Estate Exam & Get Licensed

  • Application Fee: $81
  • National and State Exam: $61
  • Fingerprint Fee: $50-75

Ohio Real Estate Schools

The CE Shop

The best school for affordable online courses with a pass guarantee for aspiring agents

Hondros College

Great for students with busy schedules who need flexible learning course formats


Recommended for real estate agents and brokers wanting extra exam prep resources

McKissock Learning

Top school for an extensive library of resources and continuing education (CE) membership for experienced agents

Ohio Real Estate License Exam
Study Materials

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Join the Associations

REALTOR® members voluntarily join the Association and are bound by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®. REALTOR® members maintain thirty hours of continuing education every three years to keep them informed on changes in their industry. They are actively involved in education, community service, private property rights, lobbying, current real estate information, and a host of other activities.

Southern Ohio Association of REALTORS®

The Southern Ohio Association of REALTORS® is affiliated with the Ohio Association of Realtors® and the National Association of REALTORS®. We serve over 500 members in southwestern Ohio. In addition, we are affiliated with many banks, building and loans, title companies, home inspectors and others interested in the real estate industry.

Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS®

We champion real estate and enhance the success of those we serve by focusing on connections, advocacy and professionalism.