Rhode Island Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

RI Real Estate License Renewal Salesperson or Broker

24 hours of continuing education. Courses must include:

  • 6 hours in Core Topics
  • 18 hours of Electives


Renewal Cycle: Every 2 years (even, by 4/30)

Inactive: No CE is required while your license is inactive. License must be renewed and renewal fee must be paid. There is no time limit on how long your license can remain inactive. You will need to complete your CE requirement if you want to return to active status.

Exempt: Licensees who hold a valid license originally issued prior to December 12, 1984 are not required to take continuing education courses for purposes of license renewal.