Broker License Renewal

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The next broker license renewal period deadline is April 30, 2020.

If you have questions about the 2018 broker license renewal, please see our  After Renewal FAQs.  Contact an Education Specialist if you still have questions.

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2018 Broker Renewal Information

Education requirements for 2018 broker license renewal were based upon the date you were first licensed as a broker in Illinois.

Use IDFPR’s Online License Lookup if you do not remember when you were first licensed.

Brokers licensed between Feb. 1, 2018 and Jan. 31, 2020

The required 30 hours of broker post-license courses for brokers licensed between February 1, 2018 and January 31, 2020 include Broker Post-License Topics (15 hours) and Broker Post-License Applied Real Estate Practices (15 hours).

30-hour online broker POST-License package


15-hour online broker POST-License course


15-hour broker Post-License Webinar


Classroom Courses

Webinar Dates

Brokers licensed prior to Feb. 1, 2018

The required 12 hours of CE for brokers licensed prior to February 1, 2018 must include 3 hours Core A, 3 hours Core B, and a maximum of 6 hours Elective. If you’re unsure how many CE hours you have taken, you may look up courses taken through Illinois REALTORS® using our CE Lookup. Only Illinois REALTORS® courses will show up in this search. Keeping track of your continuing education hours is a service we provide to our students.

Broker CE courses (prices subject to change):

12-hour online CE package

$79no final exam

3-hour online CE courses

$2295per course

Classroom Courses

Also available for purchase is the 12-hour CE Home Study Package with four 25-question exams to be taken at an Illinois REALTORS® approved proctor location.

Brokers licensed after Feb. 1, 2020

You do not need to renew their license in 2020. No CE is required during this renewal cycle.  You will need to complete 30 hours of Broker post-license coursework by the next renewal cycle deadline of April 30, 2022.