To become a licensed real estate, property management, mortgage, or real estate appraisal professional, you must become eligible to enrol in the applicable pre-licensing education.

To become eligible you must:

Eligibility Process

1. Create your myRECA account

Click here, to create your myRECA account.  

2. Complete First Time Login process and Education Eligibility Application

Log into your myRECA account at www.myreca.ca and complete the first time login process. Using your myRECA account, complete the online Education Eligibility application and pay the $100 non-refundable application fee. For myRECA tutorials, click here.

3. Upload supporting documents to your myRECA account

In your myRECA account, view the documents required for your application on My Applications under the My Account tab. Click Complete next to your Education Eligibility application for details about the required documents. Any document that appears with an Upload link must be submitted through your myRECA account. Documents without an Upload link must be sent directly to RECA by another party. Applications are processed within 5 business days after receiving all supporting documents. RECA will email you once your application has been processed.

Required Documents

Provide proof of the ability to study in Canada and proof of identity (ID):

Proof of ability to study in Canada (no substitutes accepted):

Government issued photo ID:

Proof of any name change requires the following document(s):

4. Provide Proof of Education

You must request an official education transcript or education assessment be mailed directly from the education institution or assessment service to:
Real Estate Council of Alberta, Suite 202, 1506 11 Ave SW, Calgary AB T3C 0M9

Proof of Canadian Education includes one of the following:

A transcript must come from one of the following:

Click here for Alberta Education
Click here for other provinces
Click here for Canadian Universities
Click here for Canadian Colleges

Proof of Non-Canadian Education includes the following:

RECA does not accept the following documentation as proof of education:

5.  Provide Proof of English Proficiency
All education programs are in English consistent with the Alberta business environment. You must provide English proficiency, in all areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), by submitting one of the following documents:

6. Provide Proof of Completing Real Estate Information Session (only applies to real estate or property management professionals)

Please start the Information Session by clicking here.

7.  Provide Proof of Real Estate Appraisal Education (only applies to real estate appraisal professionals)


RECA Education Eligibility Policies

Abandonment Policy: RECA considers an Education Eligibility application abandoned 180 days after paying the application fee. When abandoned, RECA destroys all application-related documents. RECA will contact you regarding your eligibility once we receive a complete application.

Privacy Policy: RECA collects, uses, and discloses personal information for the following purposes:

RECA maintains reasonable and systematic controls, schedules, and practices for personal information retention and destruction. As part of RECA’s Education course enrollment process, learners are required to indicate they agree to RECA’s collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information for determining their eligibility and enrollment in any pre-licensing or post-licensing education courses, licensing, and other regulatory purposes under the Real Estate Act, in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).