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Rhode Island Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

Real Estate Continuing Education Provider Number: REE.0001035

What are the Real Estate Continuing Education requirements for Rhode Island?

All License Types

24 CE hours total

Are there any subject area requirements for Rhode Island Real Estate CE?

  • Mandatory: 9 CE hours (3 CE hours must be in Fair Housing)
  • Electives: 15 CE hours

When does Rhode Island Real Estate CE have to be completed?

  • Licenses issued before 1/1/2020: 5/1 every even year
  • Licenses issued after 1/1/2020: Every 2 years on the anniversary of the date the license was issued.

Can Real Estate CE courses be repeated?

Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2 year license term.

Can Real Estate CE course hours carry over to the next renewal cycle?

Excess credit hours cannot be carried forward to the next license term.

What is the Rhode Island Real Estate license renewal process?

Licensees are responsible for the timely renewal of their license. The Department may provide notice of the license renewal requirement as a courtesy, but the absence of such notice shall not be construed as relieving licensees from their responsibility for timely license renewal. Every real estate broker or salesperson who desires to renew a License shall apply for renewal by submitting a complete renewal application and paying the appropriate fee.

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What are the WebCE Rhode Island Real Estate CE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are classified as online distance education courses.
  • Students must read the course material and answer each set of end-of-chapter quizzes with a score of at least 65 percent. Students will not be able to complete the course until the student’s time in the course equals the number of approved credit hours for the course.
  • Final exams are not required for CE.
  • If the end-of-chapter quiz is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

What is the access period for WebCE Rhode Island Real Estate CE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase, unless otherwise posted on the course description page and student dashboard.

How often does WebCE report Rhode Island Real Estate CE course completions?

WebCE does not report course completion information to the Department of Business Regulation (DBR).

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Rhode Island Real Estate CE courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the course is completed.

What are the Rhode Island Real Estate CE requirements for non-residents?

Non-residents must apply for reciprocity in order for them to use their home state CE requirements.

Are there any CE exemptions?

The following are exempt from Rhode Island CE:
  • Licensees who hold a valid license originally issued prior to December 12, 1984
  • Effective January 1, 2022, attorneys licensed by and in good standing with the Rhode Island Supreme Court and granted a license pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws

Who to contact for additional questions

Rhode Island Division of Commercial Licensing and Regulation

  • Address: 1511 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, RI 02920
  • Phone: (401) 462-9500
  • Fax: (401) 462-9532
  • Website:
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This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's licensing department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 5/5/2023