Division of Real Estate License Renewal Notification

License Renewal & Reinstatement Reminders

The Division of Real Estate license renewal period continues through January 31, 2021 for:

  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Appraisal Management Companies 

Mortgage loan originators' license renewal expired on December 31, 2021. Review reinstatement information below. 

Expired license reminder

Expired licensees may not conduct any business that requires licensure. If your license is on an inactive status, you must still renew your license if you wish to maintain the inactive status and avoid reinstatement fees.

E&O insurance reminder

As a reminder many E&O insurance policies expire on January 1, 2022. Please be sure to check your policy’s expiration date and renew your policy before it expires. A failure to renew your insurance policy could result in license inactivation and/or loss of prior acts coverage.

Program Specific Directions

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Continuing Education Requirements

Real Estate Broker licensees who received their initial license in 2021, will not need to complete any CE prior to renewing December 31, 2021.

New Brokers (Licensed between 11/2020 and 10/2021)

During this initial licensure period, the newly licensed broker will not have any need to complete any continuing education. 

Transition Period Brokers (Moving all Brokers to a 12/31 expiration date)

During the transition period, licensees may complete two (2) different versions of the Annual Commission Update (ACU) Course to satisfy the eight (8) hours of mandated education pursuant to section 12-10-213(1)(b), C.R.S.  Example: if you renewed last in 2019 and now expire 12/31/2021, you would fall into the Transition Period and would most likely need to take only 2020 and 2021 ACU.  

They must also complete an additional sixteen (16) hours of elective credit hours to meet the 24-hour total continuing education requirement during the transition period.

Three-Year License Cycle.

Twelve (12) of the 24 hours must be comprised of three (3) different versions of the four hour (4) Annual Commission Update Course.  For those renewing 12/31/2021, that would be and ACU for 2019, 2020 and 2021.  The remaining twelve (12) hours can be any combination of elective credit hours approved by the Commission.

Annual Commission Update (ACU)

Annual Commission Update courses are mandatory.  Once the course year has passed, that version cannot be made up. In this case, you will need to investigate alternative ways to meet the continuing education requirements. The options include:

  • Completing the 24 hour Broker Reactivation Course (permitted once every other license cycle).
  • Completing and passing the State portion of the Colorado Broker's Exam.
  • 48 Hours in Colorado Contracts & Regulations and 24 hours in Real Estate Closings (for a total of 72 hours).

Broker Continuing Education

Renewal Fee

$8 dollars.

There is a 31 day grace period for renewal submission without incurring penalty fees. To avoid late fees, please renew your license prior to your renewal expiration date. 

Deadline Reminder

January 31, 2022 is the last day to renew your license. Failure to renew on or before this date will result in the expiration of your license.

Online License Management Renewal Steps and Login Instructions

Login in to your online license management account to start the renewal process.

  1. Select "Online Services" from the upper right hand corner of the screen. From that menu, select "Renew/Reinstate Your License".
  2. Follow the prompts. Once payment has been submitted, print your receipt. A receipt will also be emailed to the address designated during the payment process. The Division will not provide payment receipts.
  3. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for your new license to generate in the online portal. You may confirm the update to your expiration date within your E-license account by selecting the "License Information" tab in the "Home" area of your account.

Start your License Renewal

Password Retrieval (Lost Password)

  1. Under "Access Your Account" enter your User ID - [UserID]
  2. Enter your password information. If you do not remember your password, select "Forgot Password" and enter the user ID listed above to answer your security questions and reset your password information.

 

Continuing Education Requirements

All Continuing Education requirements for renewing licensees must be completed by December 31, 2021. 

Mortgage Loan Originator Continuing Education

Renewal Fee

$4.50 dollars.

Deadline to renew has passed

December 31, 2021 was the deadline for the submission of both the NMLS and Colorado specific renewal applications. 

  • Regardless of NMLS registration status, licensees who fail to renew by December 31, 2021 are not able to perform licensed activities in Colorado, until they reinstate their Colorado expired license. 

To Reinstate

You must submit both the NMLS and Colorado specific renewal application requirements by February 28, 2022.
Failure to reinstate in both systems by this date will result in license termination.

Two-Step Renewal Process

There is a two-step renewal process for all Colorado mortgage loan originators.You must first complete your continuing education requirement before renewal will activate within NMLS. 

The below steps are to be completed once your continuing education requirement has been met.

  1. Submit your renewal application in NMLS.
    NMLS
  2. Once your NMLS renewal application has been submitted you may submit your Colorado renewal application.
Online License Management Renewal Steps and Login Instructions

Login in to your online license management account to start the renewal process.

  1. Select "Online Services" from the upper right hand corner of the screen. From that menu, select "Renew/Reinstate Your License".
  2. Follow the prompts. Once payment has been submitted, print your receipt. A receipt will also be emailed to the address designated during the payment process. The Division will not provide payment receipts.
  3. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for your new license to generate in the online portal. You may confirm the update to your expiration date within your E-license account by selecting the "License Information" tab in the "Home" area of your account.

Start part two of your License Renewal

Password Retrieval (Lost Password)

  1. Under "Access Your Account" enter your User ID - [UserID]
  2. Enter your password information. If you do not remember your password, select "Forgot Password" and enter the user ID listed above to answer your security questions and reset your password information.
7-Hour USPAP Audit Reminder

Active licensed and certified appraisers must first complete the 7-hour USPAP audit process before renewal is activated within their license account. 

If you have any questions on the audit process including, please contact the Division at 303-894-2611 or reach out to martha.torres-recinos@state.co.us.

Continuing Education Requirements

All Continuing Education requirements for renewing licensees must be completed by December 31, 2021. 

Appraiser Continuing Education

Renewal Fee

$88 dollars.

There is a 31 day grace period for renewal submission without incurring penalty fees. To avoid late fees, please renew your license prior to your renewal expiration date. 

Deadline Reminder

January 31, 2022 is the last day to renew your license. Failure to renew on or before this date will result in the expiration of your license.

Online License Management Renewal Steps and Login Instructions

Login in to your online license management account to start the renewal process.

  1. Select "Online Services" from the upper right hand corner of the screen. From that menu, select "Renew/Reinstate Your License".
  2. Follow the prompts. Once payment has been submitted, print your receipt. A receipt will also be emailed to the address designated during the payment process. The Division will not provide payment receipts.
  3. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for your new license to generate in the online portal. You may confirm the update to your expiration date within your E-license account by selecting the "License Information" tab in the "Home" area of your account.

Start your License Renewal

Password Retrieval (Lost Password)

  1. Under "Access Your Account" enter your User ID - [UserID]
  2. Enter your password information. If you do not remember your password, select "Forgot Password" and enter the user ID listed above to answer your security questions and reset your password information.
All application fees are non-refundable and are subject to change.

Initial License Fee

  • $5.00

Renewal Fee

  • $8.00

Reinstatement Fee (Expired 1 Year or Less)

  • $9.67

Reinstatement Fee
(Expired More than 1 Year, Less than 2 Years)

  • $11.33
Deadline Reminder

January 31, 2022 is the last day to renew your license. Failure to renew on or before this date will result in the expiration of your license.

Online License Management Renewal Steps and Login Instructions

Login in to your online license management account to start the renewal process.

  1. Select "Online Services" from the upper right hand corner of the screen. From that menu, select "Renew/Reinstate Your License".
  2. Follow the prompts. Once payment has been submitted, print your receipt. A receipt will also be emailed to the address designated during the payment process. The Division will not provide payment receipts.
  3. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for your new license to generate in the online portal. You may confirm the update to your expiration date within your E-license account by selecting the "License Information" tab in the "Home" area of your account.

Start your License Renewal

Password Retrieval (Lost Password)

  1. Under "Access Your Account" enter your User ID - [UserID]
  2. Enter your password information. If you do not remember your password, select "Forgot Password" and enter the user ID listed above to answer your security questions and reset your password information.

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