Renewing Your Licence - About Licence Renewals

Before applying to renew your licence, make sure you have completed the mandatory continuing education courses for your licence category.

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How to Renew Your Licence

Do you need to renew your licence as a real estate representative, associate or managing broker?   We will send you an email approximately eight weeks before your licence expiry date, notifying you that your renewal application is due. 

The email includes instructions for renewing your licence online.

You must complete and submit your online renewal application at least 30 days before your licence expires.

4 Steps to Renew your Licence Online

Step 1: Confirm that you have completed the mandatory continuing education courses for your licence category (or categories).

Select the tabs on this page for more information and links to continuing education for real estate sales, rental property management, and strata management.

If your licence expires: You are required to take:
Up to and including March 31, 2020

1. Legal Update

2. Rule Changes: Agency and Disclosure

April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

1. Legal Update

2. Rule Changes, Agency and Disclosure

3. Anti-Money Laundering in Real Estate

October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022

1. Legal Update

2. Anti-Money Laundering in Real Estate

3. Ethics 

 

Step 2:  Sign up or login to the RECBC Portal  — will open in a new tab to begin your online renewal.

Make sure you have: 

  • a VISA or MasterCard available to pay your licence fees

  • electronic copies of all supporting documentation you will need to attach to your application, including the evidence that you have completed all continuing education requirements.

Step 3: Complete the renewal application.

  • After you have logged into the portal, click on the link on the top left of your screen and follow the prompts

  • If you are applying to renew a secondary managing broker licence, select “Secondary Renewal.” All secondary licences will be listed. Select the one tagged “renew” to access the secondary licence application.

Step 4: Upload any supporting documentation that is required.

You will need supporting documentation if:

  • you are making a Legal Name change

  • you need to support your answers to questions in the Reputation and Suitability section of the application
  • you need to provide evidence of having completed a continuing education course.

If you do not upload the required supporting documentation you will not be able to proceed with the application.

All of these steps can be completed on RECBC’s online portal that is available to all licensed real estate professionals. It’s free to sign up and it’s easy to use. 

Review and Approval

RECBC’s licensing staff will review your application. If it is complete and satisfactory, your new licence will be mailed to your brokerage.

Licensing staff will contact you if RECBC requires more information or if you need to correct any deficiencies on your licence renewal application.