How to get your Real Estate License in Rhode Island

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Rhode Island Real Estate License? McKissock Learning taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Rhode Island, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Rhode Island real estate license requirements.

6 Mandatory Hours
18 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Rhode Island

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the State of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation. We recommend you contact the State of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Rhode Island Real Estate License: All

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 6
Elective Hours: 18
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 04/30/2020
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2020
Rhode Island Real Estate Salespersons and Brokers are required to complete 24 hours of Continuing Education every two years by April 30th of even years. 18 hours of electives and 6 hours of mandatory courses. Mandatory Courses: Law of Agency, Law of Contracts, Fair Housing, Lead Hazard Mitigation, and Rhode Island License Law & Ethics. 

There is a one-time requirement for all licensees to take a lead poisoning/lead hazard mitigation course of not less than 3 hours if they didn’t already take it to gain licensure. The Rhode Island Lead Paint Mitigation course may be taken again for mandatory credit in a separate cycle if desired.


No Final Exam Passing Requirement

Online Limitations

If you choose to complete the course Law of Agency it is required to be taken in a classroom setting. 

Governing Agency

Name: State of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation
Phone: 4014629500
Fax: 4014629532
Address: John O. Pastore Center, Bldg. 69-1 1511 Pontiac Avenue Cranston, RI 02920

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.