WebCE provides state-approved Rhode Island Insurance Continuing Education with a money back guarantee! Satisfy ALL your CE requirements at one low price with our online or paper courses!

Rhode Island insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 24 hours of courses for $39.95 plus $0.75 for each additional hour. An additional $0.00 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

Single RI Insurance continuing education courses start at just $4.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following RI license types:

Rhode Island Insurance CE

Rhode Island Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 631

Required Rhode Island Insurance Continuing Education Hours


24-hours of insurance CE, including 3-hours of ethics, are required every 2 year license term.

Insurance License Renewal

License Term

The license renewal date is the last day of the producer’s birth month, every 2 years.

State Insurance Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell annuity products.

Initial Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling annuity products.

Long-Term Care Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell long-term care products.

Initial Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products.
Ongoing Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed every 24-month period, following the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

NFIP Flood Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell flood insurance products.

Initial Training
Hours: 3
Frequency: Licensees must complete a one-time training.

Insurance CE Exam Requirements

Exam Rules

Self-study final exams are open book. Producers may refer to the course material while the exam is in progress. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.             

Monitor Requirements

Final exams do not have to be monitored.             

Passing Score

Self-Study Final Exam: 70%

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Rules

A maximum of 12 hours may be carried over to the next 2-year license term. Excess ethics hours will be carried over as general hours.               

Repetition Rules

Courses may not be taken for credit more than once within a renewal cycle.

Reporting and Insurance CE Certificates of Completion

Certificates of Completion

WebCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in Rhode Island. Certificates of completion are available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. Licensees are required to maintain a copy of each certificate of completion in his or her files.                  


Next-Day Reporting: WebCE reports course completions every business day to State-Based Systems (SBS).

Insurance CE Course Requirements

Course Presentation

Licensees can take courses through self-study, online or paper.      

Study Requirements

Self-Study Requirements: Students must read the course material and answer each set of end-of-chapter quizzes with a score of 70 percent prior to taking the open-book final exam.                 

Non-Resident Insurance CE Requirements

State-Specific Insurance Product Training

Long-Term Care Training

  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Rhode Island, nonresidents licensees must complete and initial 8-hour NAIC LTC training course approved in any state.
  • After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of approved LTC training every 24 month period.

Non-Resident Insurance CE Requirements

Non-resident producers who have not completed a NAIC LTC training course in another state have special training or education requirements as described above.

Exemptions from Insurance CE Requirements

Insurance CE Exemptions

The following are exempt from Rhode Island CE requirements:

  • Residents holding licenses for which a licensing examination is not required
  • Limited line credit insurance licensees
  • Adjusters and appraisers
  • Nonresident licensees who meet the CE requirements established by the insurance department in their home state if the home state is reciprocal with the State of Rhode Island. Nonresident producers are not exempt from the NAIC LTC training requirement. See “Nonresident CE Requirements” above for further information.
  • Individuals who are at least 55 years old at the time of renewal and have been licensed continuously for 25 years without lapse.
  • Individuals who are at least 60 years old by July 3, 2004 and have been licensed continuously for at least 20 years without lapse at the time of renewal.

Contact Info

Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation       


WebCE provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing education (CE) as insurance producers, agents, adjusters and/or brokers. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither WebCE nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.