Continuing Education Required for Renewal
If you were first licensed as a managing broker after February 1, 2013, this will be your first renewal. You are required to complete 12 hours of regular CE (a minimum of 6 Core hours and 6 elective hours) before April 30, 2015. The Core hours must include one Core A and one Core B class. The additional 6 hours could include Core B classes or no more than 6 Elective classes. The 12-hour Broker Management CE class is not required.
If you were licensed prior to February 1, 2013, a total of 24 CE hours are required. You are required to complete 12 hours of regular CE (a minimum of 6 Core hours and 6 elective hours) before April 30, 2015. The Core hours must include one Core A and one Core B class. The additional 6 hours could include Core B classes or no more than 6 Elective classes. In addition, you are required to complete the 12-hour Broker Management CE class. The class is not available as a home study class and must be completed in a live classroom or live webinar.
If you were licensed after February 1, 2015, check your license expiration date. If licensed after February 1, 2015, you should have an expiration date of April 30, 2017 and no CE is required until then.
If you are a licensed attorney, you are exempt form all CE, including the 12-hr Broker Management Class and simply need to complete the renewal application and submit the appropriate fee.
Issue date of your license may be verified at IDFPR license look up.
Continuing education classes that you may have completed during the pre-renewal period may be verified at
CE Look up.
If you still need to complete your education requirements, classes are available at Your House Real Estate Academy.
Renewing Your License
Your renewal is not complete until you have completed your renewal application and submitted the appropriate fee. This must be done by April 30, 2015. It may be done online (received by the IDFPR before 12:00 AM, or by mail (postmarked by April 30,2015) I strongly recommend that mailed renewals are sent by certified mail with copies of all documents retained for your records.
The IDFPR is mailing postcards with renewal information. If you do not receive your's, visit IDFPR License Renewal. You can renew online with a credit card or print a hard copy to mail to the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, P.O. Box 7086, 320 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62791
Posted on Wed, February 11, 2015
by Mike Fair