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Illinois Real Estate Licensing and CE State Requirements

Broker PreLicensing

  1. Provide proof of age. Applicants must be 21 years old, or at least 18 years old if the applicant has attained the education required by Section 5-27 of the Act. (48 semester hours are necessary to meet the requirements of Section 5-27
  2. Provide proof of high school diploma or equivalent
  3. Provide proof of one of the following:
    1. Documentation from the Supreme Court of Illinois stating applicant is able to practice law; or
    2. Proof of completion of at least 90 hours of education
  4. Take and pass the Illinois Real Estate License Exam with a 75% of better. View more information about the exam on the state website. https://www.idfpr.com/dre.asp

Broker Post-Licensing

  1. Brokers licensed after April 30th, 2011 will be required to complete a 30-hour post-license course and pass an exam prior to the first renewal of their license. ***Licensees taking the 30-hour post-license broker course during their first renewal cycle, will not be required to complete any additional Continuing Education during the pre-renewal cycle.

Broker Continuing Education

  1. By April 30th of even numbered years, broker’s must complete a total of 12 hours of continuing education.
    1. 4 hours must be taken of Core Curriculum
    2. 8 hours can be electives

Managing Broker PreLicensing

  1. Provide proof of age of at least 21 years old
  2. Provide proof of a high school diploma or equivalent
  3. Proof of one of the following:
    1. Documentation from the Supreme Court of Illinois stating that applicant able to practice law; or
    2. Proof of completion of at least 165 hours of education

Managing Broker Continuing Education

  1. By April 30th of Odd Numbered Years, Managing Broker’s must complete:
    1. 12 hours of Continuing Education
      1. 4 hours must be Core Curriculum
      2. 8 hours can be electives
    2. 12 hours of Broker Management Continuing Education

 

Exam Provider Information

  1. PSI (previously AMP)
  2. Phone: 913-895-4600
  3. Fax: 913-895-4650
  4. Website: http://online.goamp.com/CandidateHome/CandidateInformation.aspx
  5. Please review Candidate Information Handbook to ensure candidates are fully prepared upon exam day.