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URGENT: Important License Renewal Dates

License Renewal

Michigan Institute of Real Estate has been your been your #1 source for all things license renewal, and today we have a few more important updates to share!

The three-year cycle is quickly coming to a close, and the deadline to renew your Michigan Real Estate License is October 31, 2018.  At the beginning of August, you should have received an email from the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) department with a few more important dates to know in regards to renewal. Don’t forget to mark your calendars!

August 6th – First Date to Renew
As of this date, licensed Real Estate Brokers, Associate Brokers, and Salespersons may begin renewing licenses. This MUST be done on the LARA website.

October 31st – License Expiration
The last day in October isn’t just the renewal deadline, it’s the day that your current license will expire. If you continue to practice real estate under an expired license, you will be subject to disciplinary and legal action.

November 1, 2018 to January 2, 2019 – 60 Day Grace Period
If you do not complete the renewal requirements by  October 31st, you still have a 60 day grace period. Licensed Real Estate Brokers, Associate Brokers, and Salespersons may renew their license past the expiration date but will have to pay an additional late fee of $20.

Other Important Information
If you have a name change, provide, in writing, your previous name and new name prior to renewing online and email it to [email protected]. You can also submit this information by mail to:

BPL-LARA, Licensing Division
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909

For more information on renewal requirements, see the rest of our blog posts here:

We’ll continue to keep you updated on everything about the upcoming license renewal deadline right here! Stay tuned to the MI Institute of Real Estate blog for more information.

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