How to Renew Your License

Real Estate License Renewals

License renewals are processed through the RI Department of Business Regulation. RI Licensees are required to complete 24 hours of real estate-oriented education/courses approved by the RI Department of Business Regulation every 2 years. At least 9 of the 24 hours of course instruction must be designated as “core” courses andinclude a minimum of 3 hours of *Fair Housing education (*new requirement as of 1/1/2022). 

Renewal deadlines are as follows:

  • If you were licensed PRIOR to January 1, 2020, your renewal deadline is April 30th, 2024.
  • If you were licensed AFTER January 1, 2020, your renewal deadline is your anniversary date from every 2 years from the date on your license.

Not sure when you were licensed?  Enter for your information on DBRs Licensee Lookup Tool and click ‘Detail’ next to your name to check your status and license expiration date. Refer to elicensing renewal FAQ for technical questions regarding renewing online or contact DBR at and 401-462-9513.