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Illinois Post-Licensing Requirements:

Total Hours Mandatory Elective Hours
You Need: 30 30 0
We Offer: 30 30 0

Illinois Requirement Detail for Broker Real Estate Post-Licensing Education

Hours Required By The State: 

Illinois Broker Post-Licensing Renewal requirements

For more information about Continuing Education and Post License requirements for the 2020 Broker Renewal, please visit:

The CE Shop is an approved real estate school in Illinois:

License number 510.000236

The CE Shop Offering: 

30 hours 

Note: The new required 45 hours of education is in development and will be avaliable as soon as it has been approved by the IDFPR.


Final Exam Instructions: 

Each course, except the 15-hour interactive, contains a final exam.  A minimum score of 70% is required to pass the final exam and can be taken as many times as needed to pass. 


Real estate course completions are reported to PSI. 

Expiration Date of Course:

The CE Shop’s post-licensing course in Illinois will expire 1 year after the date of purchase. The CE Shop will allow students to purchase a new course at a 50% discount of the current retail price of the new course. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in the student’s account.


Upon completion of the course, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license application to determine if you need to submit your certificate of completion with your license request. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date of your certificate of completion will reflect this.

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation-Division of Real Estate

Street Address: Springfield Office - 320 West Washington St, Springfield, IL 62786

Street Address: Chicago Office - 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601

Telephone: 217.782.3414 or 888.473.4858

Fax: 217.782.7645

License Renewal Website

License Lookup Website

CE Transcript Lookup Website

Rules for the Real Estate License Act of 2000

Contact IL Division of Real Estate

Contact IL Division of Real Estate via Email