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Homestead Application Process

Residential homeowners are eligible for the Owner-Occupied exemption. 

Upon the closing of your home, please see that your Ri Driver’s license (or RI State/City issued identification) is updated to the property address as soon as possible.

Please prepare to upload 2 forms of proof. ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A PHOTO ID.

  1. RI license or State ID (City- ID also accepted)
  2. One of the below documents will be accepted. Please redact private information (i.e. account numbers, bank balances, salary detail)
    1. Mortgage statement (last 30 days)
    2. Bank statement (last 30 days)
    3. Paystub (last 30 days)
    4. Formal state or federal document (i.e., Social Security statement, Medicare, or Medicaid)

You will also need the Property ID Number (PID). You can look up your PID here.

 For questions regarding the homestead exemption and/or the process, please contact the Assessor’s Office at or (401) 680-5229, option 2.

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