Getting Your Real Estate License

Illinois REALTORS Licensing and Training Center

Become a real estate agent in Illinois!

Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center is your trusted source for state-approved real estate education. Our competitive advantages include: the quality and convenience of our products; the responsiveness and support that we provide to students; our connection with Illinois REALTORS®; and that we are experts in the field of real estate

Download our free guide: Start Your Career in Real Estate and watch the video below to learn how you can get an Illinois real estate license in three simple steps!

Earn an Illinois real estate license in three simple steps! Here's how:

To learn more about becoming a broker, managing broker or leasing agent, select an option below:

Broker License


Managing Broker License


Leasing Agent LicenseContinuing Education

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Illinois REALTORS® Instructors

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation’s (IDFPR) - State of Illinois real estate licensing and regulatory agency 

AMP (Applied Measurement Professionals) - State of Illinois approved administrator of real estate license exams

License Reciprocity - IDFPR-approved states for license reciprocity 

Attorneys - Attorneys must possess a real estate license in order to practice real estate brokerage. Active Illinios attorneys are exempt from pre-license education and continuing education but they must take and pass the required pre-license exam for the real estate license sought. 

Appraiser License - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

REEF:  The Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF) awards scholarships to students of real estate and related fields of study.
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IDFPR - Illinois real estate licensing and regulatory agency

Illinois License Reciprocity

AMP - Administers state license exams

REEF - Real estate scholarships available

REALTOR® Designation Programs

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)


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