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South Dakota Requirements:
Total Hours Required Elective Hours
You Need: 24 12 12
We Offer: 24 12 12
Packages
Total Hours Elective Hours Price Add To Cart
12-Hr. SD CE Electives Package
Required Hours: 0

12 12 $99
24-Hr. SD CE Package #1 (with Ethics course)
Required Hours: 12

24 12 $199
24-Hr. SD CE Package #2 (with Ethics course)
Required Hours: 12

24 12 $199
12-Hr. SD CE Electives Package - Commercial
Required Hours: 0

12 12 $140
24-Hr. SD CE Package - Commercial (with Ethics course)
Required Hours: 12

24 12 $239
Individual Courses
Total Hours Elective Hours Price Add To Cart
Advocating for Short Sale Clients
Approval # 4061R316
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication
Approval # 4518B418
Course Details
Required Hours: 2

4 2 $39
Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business
Approval # 4313R317
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Commercial Ethics
Approval # 4316R317
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $35
Commercial Landlord Representation
Approval # 4130R319
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $35
Diversity: Your Kaleidoscope of Clients
Approval # 3561R316
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate
Approval # 3549R319
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate
Approval # 4166B319
Course Details
Required Hours: 1

3 2 $35
Online Risk Management
Approval # 3881R315
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Personal Safety
Approval # 4387R318
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Real Estate Investors and Your Business
Approval # 3789B317
Course Details
Required Hours: 1

3 2 $39
Residential Property Management Essentials
Approval # 4386R418
Course Details
Required Hours: 4

4 0 $39
Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures
Approval # 4062R316
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction
Approval # 3551R319
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Basics of Real Estate Taxation
Approval # 3218E417
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

4 4 $39
Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans
Approval # 4315E317
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $29
Foundations of Real Estate Finance
Approval # 3217E417
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

4 4 $39
From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process
Approval # 3219E417
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

4 4 $39
Marketing, Advertising, and Social Media Compliance
Approval # 4603B419
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

4 4 $29
Roadmap to Success - Business Planning for Real Estate Professionals
Approval # 3645E319
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $29
Today's MLS: New Paradigms: Better Results
Approval # 3563E316
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $29
Uncle Sam Has Homes for Sale: Listing and Selling HUD Homes
Approval # 3646R319
Course Details
Required Hours: 3

3 0 $29
Anatomy of Commercial Building
Approval # 4099E319
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $35
Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate
Approval # 4165E319
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $35
Determining Value of Commercial Properties
Approval # 4131E319
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $35
The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate
Approval # 4098E319
Course Details
Required Hours: 0

3 3 $35

South Dakota Requirement Detail for Real Estate Continuing Education

Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: 11/30 every two years

Hours Required By The State: 24 hours

  • 12 mandatory hours in any combination of the following topics:
    • Real Estate Contracts
    • ADA
    • Ethics
    • Environmental Issues
    • Antitrust
    • Brokerage Services
    • License Law
    • Fair Housing
  • 12 elective hours

The CE Shop's Offering: 24 hours 

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to the South Dakota Real Estate Commission. The state requires schools to report course completions within seven to ten days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported and posted within this time frame.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date.  Each course has an individual expiration date which is listed in your account.

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least an 80% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Upon completion of the course, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate of Completion with your license renewal request. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date of your Certificate of Completion will reflect this.

Additional Licensing Information:

License Renewal Process: The process to renew in this state is to submit your paper work via mail.

Renewal Interruptions: Licensees who wait until the last minute of their renewal year to complete their education may not receive their new license in time to remain on active status. If it is your year to renew, renewal forms MUST be in the SD REC office by Nov 30th of that year.

Repeating Courses: Education hours that are used to activate a license may not be used again to renew a license. 

Post-Licensing Information: New Broker Associates are required to complete 60 hours of Post-Licensing courses in their first and second renewal cycles; 30 hours in first license renewal and 30 hours in second license renewal. The CE Shop currently offers some of the Post-Licensing hours. If you are need of Post-Licensing hours, please select "Post-Licensing" under "Course Type" above.

South Dakota Real Estate Commission

221 W. Capitol Ave, Ste. 101
Pierre, SD  57501
Phone:  605.773.3600
FAX:  605.773.4356

Email: dlr.realestate@state.sd.us

Lookup License Info Online: https://sdrec.sd.gov/registration/licenseelist.aspx

License Renewal: http://dlr.sd.gov/bdcomm/realestate/license_renewal.aspx