Broker License Renewal

The Illinois broker license renewal deadline is April 30, 2018.

Your broker license renewal requirements are determined by the date you were first licensed in Illinois:

Brokers Licensed ON or AFTER February 1, 2016

Brokers Licensed PRIOR TO February 1, 2016

Brokers Licensed AFTER February 1, 2018

Find your course requirements below:

1. My original license date was ON or AFTER February 1,2016

Brokers licensed between February 1, 2016 and January 30, 2018 need to complete 30 hours of post-license education.

NEW! Online Broker Post-License Courses

Complete your post-license courses and exams online from the comfort of your home or office.

Think you can't take an online course? Yes, you can!

Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center online courses on the Desire 2 Learn platform are the most convenient way for you to complete all your coursework for broker license renewal.

These courses are your no-travel, no-hassle solution to completing broker post-license.


Upcoming webinars:

  • November 15 & 16, 2017 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • February 6 & 7, 2018 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • March 6 & 7, 2018 Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • April 3 & 4, 2018 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • April 13 & 14, 2018 (Friday and Saturday)
  • April 25 & 26, 2018 (Wednesday and Thursday)

Webinar Q & A  | Webinar Requirements   

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2. My original license date was BEFORE February 1, 2016

Brokers who were licensed before February 1, 2016 need to complete 12 hours of CE [3 hours Core A, 3 hours Core B, and a maximum of 6 hours Elective].

The Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center's online CE courses are simply the fastest, easiest way to complete your requirements for broker license renewal. Purchase the 12-hour online CE package or individual 3-hour online CE courses

Use our CE Lookup to see the courses you have taken through Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center. 

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3. My original license date was AFTER February 1, 2018

If you were licensed after February 1, 2018, you do not need to renew your license in 2018 and no CE is required during this renewal cycle. Your requirement of 30 hours of Broker Post-license coursework will be due by April 30, 2020.

Don't remember your license date?

If you don't know your original licensure date, you may use IDFPR's Online License Lookup to look up the date you were first licensed. 

Have a question?

Contact an Education Specialist if you have questions: Call 1-800-752-3274 or Email