Real Estate License Renewal

Salesperson or Broker

Twenty-four hours of continuing education every two years (ending in an even number), by April 30th. At least six of the hours must be in approved CORE topics.

CORE classes are noted in their class descriptions as well as class ID’s.  View a complete list of CORE classes

Exempt and Inactive Questions: For any questions about being exempt or inactive, please contact the RI Department of Business Regulations at (401) 462-9506 option 6.

Code of Ethics:  Code of Ethics is a requirement by the National Association/Local Board of Realtors. More>


Viewing your RIAR Education History

To view classes you have taken or are registered for with the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR), log into the Member Dashboard and select ‘Member Services’ > Education Information and select either Classes You Have Taken or Classes You Are Registered For.

RIAR Education History will only reflect classes taken with RIAR or a partnered online school (if registered through individual RIAR portals).

Duplicate certificates of a completed RIAR class are available for $5.00 per class, or $15.00 for an official transcript of classes taken.

*Online class completions are by month only and not the exact date you completed.



Prior to the renewal of any license, all licensees not specifically exempted by, shall make a positive affirmation, either in writing or electronically, certifying under penalty of perjury to the Department that the licensee has attended and successfully completed during the preceding two- (2) year period, twenty-four (24) clock hours of real estate-oriented educational sessions or courses of instruction.  At least six (6) of the twenty-four (24) clock hours must come from the core courses.

For additional information regarding license renewal or the status of your license, please contact:

Department of Business Regulation
1511 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-9500 (option 6)
Fax: (401) 462-9532