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How to obtain a real estate license in Ontario

Obtaining a Real Estate License in Ontario

In order to practice real estate in Ontario you must be licensed by the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) and you must have completed the mandatory licensing education program.


Eligibility - To be eligible to apply for real estate license you must:

• Be a permanent resident of Canada

• Be at least 18 years old

• Have a High School Certificate or equivalent

• Complete the Real Estate Licensing Courses 1, 2, and 3 within 18 months

• Obtain a Police Check

• Register with a Brokerage

• Apply to RECO

• Obtain 2 year Provisional License

• Complete 3 Articling Courses within 2 years

• Apply to RECO

• Obtain Permanent License

• Complete Continuing Education courses every 2 years


Registration - Register for the real estate license education program at the Ontario Real Estate Association's web site at www.oreacollege.com


For More Information

For full details on the practice of real estate in Ontario visit the Real Estate Council of Ontario's web site at http://reco.on.ca


If you would like information on real estate licensing practices outside of Ontario, please visit the Canadian Real Estate Association's web site at http://crea.ca


For information on real estate training and career opportunities outside of Ontario, please visit the CENTURY 21 Canada website at http://century21careers.ca