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The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members. The next regularly scheduled C.A.R. Business Meeting takes place February 13-16, 2024 in Monterey. 

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REimagine! Real Estate Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.


Learn how to schedule a C.A.R. outreach speaker for your next event and access presentations from previous outreaches.

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FREE 45-Hour CE Package for C.A.R. Members
Join the thousands of members who have already claimed their free license renewal package!

Please visit the DRE's COVID-19 Executive Order FAQ page for up to date info regarding examinations.

Have you already claimed and started your classes?

You can also log in directly to www.onlineed.com to continue your classes.

Claim your FREE CE 45-Hour Package of Online CE Courses for your License Renewal. All packages meet DRE requirements for mandatory subjects and course categories.  All packages below include an ethics course that also fulfills the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement for NAR.

Salesperson First-Time Renewal: Click the link below for first time Salesperson license renewal. 



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Broker First-Time, Broker Subsequent, and Salesperson Subsequent Renewal: Click the link below if you need to renew your license.



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For more information about the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement, click the link below.




Have you recently completed a license renewal package and now need to complete Implicit Bias and Interactive Fair Housing?
ONLY SUBMIT THIS FORM if you have already completed a license renewal package in the past 4 years.



  • Users should review the California Continuing Education Help Page before starting classes. 
  • Users will have access to the courses for up to 12 months after registering for a course package.
  • Each package is designed so that all classes included must be completed to meet DRE requirements. 
  • Students may not study course materials for more than 8 hours per day. Your final exam will be locked until it has been determined (automatically) that you have been allowed the necessary study time.
  • You can take the courses within these packages up to 4 years before your license expiration date. However, you cannot upload your renewal information to the DRE until 90 days prior to your expiration date.
  • A 9 hour "Survey" course can be taken for Subsequent license renewal CE credit, but additional individual courses will be needed to complete the 45 hour CE requirement. Students must complete 45 hours of CE, regardless of whether they take the 45 hour CE package, or a 9 hour survey course plus additional individual courses that will add up to a total of 45 hours. The content in the C.A.R. 45 hour Free CE package meets all DRE requirements and is free to members. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Licensees with a renewal date of January 1, 2023, or later are required to take an Implicit Bias course and an Interactive Fair Housing course as part of their 45 hours of CE. The packages on this page include the classes mentioned above as of 10/3/22. Fair Housing and Implicit Bias classes taken before 10/3/22 or prior may not satisfy new DRE requirements. Total required 45 hours of CE remains the same.  

Renewal Guidelines – The DRE has communicated the guidelines below to all California CE course providers:

  • Licensees with a renewal date of 1/1/23 or later 
    Must submit CE coursework that includes the interactive Fair Housing and Implicit Bias coursework. If the licensee has completed their 45 hours already with a former package and old coursework, they will be required to take the two new courses also. 
  • Licensees with a renewal date prior to 1/1/23 that submit renewal information after 1/1/23 (LATE RENEWALS)
    These agents will be required to submit the new coursework in Implicit Bias and the Interactive Fair Housing Course. 

Have you completed a previous renewal package and now need to complete Implicit Bias and Interactive Fair Housing?


Students may not take more than 15 hours of final exam credits in one day. This means that you may not study for all of the courses and then cram 45 credit hours of testing into one day. However, students are free to either study and test over each course at a time, or they may study all the courses and take the tests afterward over the course of several days.

What members are saying:

"My license renewal deadline was approaching and I was headed out of town for a family visit across country with one course remaining for renewal. Thanks to C.A.R. and Online Ed, I was able to complete my last required course on the plane! I passed my exam and submitted all my courses to DRE from 30,000 feet. Thanks C.A.R., these 45 free hours are the best, both in content and accessibility!"

    - Julie Hoskins

"Just finished the course and renewed my Broker's license and want to compliment the CAR program. The on-line system and its courses worked very well for me. Thank you."
    - Don

"The full 45 hour series was very good in its detail to the important topics of disclosure and agency. I would recommend all agents take this series as a refresher in addition to license renewal."
- Patrick Rooney

"Keep up the good work. In my personal experience of renewing the broker's license every five years, this system is the best, informative, real and practical education tool for the licensees; and in my opinion, it's better than all any other courses I took before! Good job! and Thank you!"
   - Dora

"Quizzes and final exams are definitely not easy. They require much focus and comprehension. Nonetheless, info in materials offered is very effective."
   - Erik Ruiz

These are online CE courses authored by Online Ed and brought to you by C.A.R. Education as a C.A.R. Member Benefit.  OnlineEd DRE Sponsor No. 6347  

For more information about renewal requirements, please visit DRE License Resources.

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