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INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
Evidence of the completed education must be presented on
that form and submitted with the renewal application and
appropriate renewal fee.
Note: CE course credit expires four years from the course
Failure to submit evidence of having completed your required
CE will result in your renewal being denied.
Do not submit CE course completion certificates.
Exemption from CE — Only applies to individuals who have
licensed in good standing for 30 continuous years in California
and who are at least 70 years old. (Section 10170.8 B&P Code.)
Refer to Continuing Education Extention/Exemption Request (RE
213) for additional information.
Items to be Submitted
• Salesperson Renewal Application (RE 209)
• Continuing Education Course Verication (RE 251)
• Proper fee
The documents and fee may be submitted in person at any
District Office or mailed to the Sacramento office. Timely
submittal of the renewal requirements is determined by
the official U.S. Postal Service postmark. Business office
meter-stamp dates are not acceptable as evidence of a timely
Fees & Mailing Information
Fees — Refer to Exam & Licensing Fees (RE 206) for current
fees. Please keep in mind that fees are subject to change. All fees
are nonrefundable per B&P Code 10207.
Acceptable payment methods — cashiers’ check, money order,
check or credit card.
• Make check or money order payable to:
Department of Real Estate
• Credit card payments must be submitted with a Credit
Card Payment (RE 909) form.
Mail to — Department of Real Estate
P.O. Box 137003
Sacramento, CA 95813-7003
Broker-Salesman Relationships Agreement
(Commissioner’s Regulation 2726)
Note: The Department of Real Estate does not provide
contract or agreement forms required by the following
“Every real estate broker shall have a written agreement with
each of his salesmen, whether licensed as a salesman or as a
broker under a broker-salesman arrangement. The agreement
shall be dated and
signed by the parties and shall cover material aspects of
the relationship between the parties, including supervision
of the licensed activities, duties and compensation.
Signed copies of the agreement shall be retained by the
parties thereto for a period of three (3) years from the
date of termination of the agreement. The agreement shall
be available for inspection by the Commissioner or his
designated representative on request.”
Notice About SAFE Act
All DRE licensees who conduct residential mortgage loan activities,
as outlined in the federal SAFE Act, must obtain a mortgage loan
originator (MLO) license endorsement in order to perform these
types of activities (SB 36, Calderon, Chapter 160, Statutes of 2009).
MLO license endorsement applications must be submitted through
the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS)
and applicants must successfully complete the National test with
uniform State content, submit a MLO license endorsement ling
through NMLS and pay required license endorsement fees, submit
ngerprints to NMLS, satisfy the 20 hour pre-license education
requirement, and submit authorization for NMLS to obtain a
credit report. All MLO license endorsements expire on December
31st and must be renewed annually by submitting a renewal ling
through NMLS along with the appropriate fees, and evidence of
completion of 8hours of continuing education, as specied. Detailed
information regarding obtaining a MLO license endorsement can
be found on our Web site.
RE 866 Filing Requirements
All DRE licensees must report to the Department of Real Estate if
they make, arrange, or service loans secured by residential property,
1 to 4 units, under the authority of the Real Estate Law. The report
must be made within 30 days of commencing such activity and
must be completed online using Form RE 866 - Mortgage Loan
Activity Notication. Penalty fees can apply for failure to submit
this required notication.
Section 1798.17 of the Civil Code requires this notice be provided when
collecting personal or condential information from individuals. Each
individual has the right to review personal information maintained by this
Agency, unless access is exempted by law.
Department of Real Estate Assistant Commissioner
1651 Exposition Blvd. Licensing & Administration
Sacramento, CA 95815 Telephone: 877-373-4542
General powers of the Commissioner, Sections 10050, 10071, and 10075
of the Business and Professions Code authorizes the maintenance of this
Business and Professions Code Sections 30, 31(e) and 494.5(d) require
each real estate licensee to initially provide to the Department of Real
Estate his or her social security number which will be furnished to the
Franchise Tax Board. The Franchise Tax Board will use your number
to establish identication exclusively for tax purposes. These code
sections also require that each application for a new license or renewal
provides notication on the application, that the Board of Equalization
and the Franchise Tax Board will share taxpayer information with the
Department of Real Estate, and that failure to pay tax obligations may
result in a suspension or denial of a license. The Board of Equalization
and Franchise Tax Board require the Department to collect social
security numbers and federal taxpayer identication numbers for the
purposes of matching the names of the 500 largest tax delinquencies
pursuant to Section 7063 or 19195 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
Your social security numbers and federal taxpayer identication number
shall not be deemed public records and shall not be open to the public
The Real Estate Law and the Regulations of the Commissioner require
applicants to provide the Department with specic information. If all
or any part of the required information is not provided, processing may
be delayed. In addition, the Commissioner may suspend or revoke a
license, or in the case of a license applicant, may deny the issuance for
misstatements of facts (including a failure to disclose a material fact) in
an application for a license.
The information requested in this form is primarily used to furnish
license status information to the Department’s Enforcement Section, and
to answer inquiries and give information to the public on license status,
mailing and business addresses and actions taken to deny, revoke, restrict
or suspend licenses for cause.
This information may be transferred to real estate licensing agencies
in other states, law enforcement agencies (City Police, Sheriff’s
Departments, District Attorneys, Attorney General, F.B.I.), and any
other regulatory agencies (i.e., Department of Business Oversight,
Department of Insurance, Department of Consumer Affairs, California