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Rhode Island Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Core Elective
You Need: 24 9 15
We Offer: 24 9 15

Rhode Island State Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

Renewal Date:

Licenses issued before January 1, 2020 shall be renewed every two years by April 30 of each even numbered year.

Licenses issued after January 1, 2020 shall be renewed every two years on the anniversary of the date the license was issued.

Hours Required: 24 hours

  • 9 hours – Mandatory hours (3 hrs must be in Fair Housing)
  • 15 hours – Elective hours


The CE Shop’s Offering: 24 hours

  • 9 hours – Mandatory hours
  • 15 hours – Elective hours

The CE Shop is an approved provider in Rhode Island.

Provider Approval Number: REE.0001007

Reporting: The state does not require schools to report course completions.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account. 

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least a 75% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your certificate(s) of completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificate of completion will reflect this.

License Renewal Process: The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew.  

New Licensee Information:  Any real estate broker's and/or salesperson's license whose application for an initial broker's and/or salesperson's license is approved within one hundred eighty (180) days of the expiration date of his or her initial license is not subject to the continuing education requirement at the time of his or her first renewal.

License Expiration: At no time shall any license be renewed without examination if the license has expired beyond a period of one year.

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