Real Estate CE Courses Illinois
Total Hours Required: 12
Education Due By: 04/30/2019
License Renewal Date: 6/30/2019
Elective Hours: 6
Mandatory Hours: 6
License Level: Broker
Renewal Cycle: 2 years


Online Limitations

A proctored exam is required for all continuing education courses. e-Proctored exams are acceptable.

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online. However, the 12-hour Managing Broker Required Course MUST be taken in a setting with live instructor interaction.

The CE school shall allow the attendee one retake within 30 days after a failed examination in order to receive credit for CE. No more than one retake shall be allowed. A licensee failing a retake shall not receive credit for that CE course unless the entire course is retaken and the examination is successfully completed.

Online Info

30 hours of Post License Education is required for: Brokers renewing for the FIRST TIME. If this is the FIRST renewal for your Broker license you are required to complete the 30-Hours of Post License education prior to renewing your license.

Brokers need 12 hours of CE:

3 hour Core A

3 hour Core B

6 Hours of electives

No Final Exam Passing Requirement


Roster Required: Yes

Roster Process: Rosters are submitted via email every Friday or may be submitted individually if needed. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**

Roster Sent: Every 7 days

CE Approved Courses

Approved for 3 hours of elective credit:
Converting Leads into Closings (RS 120), Win-Win Negotiation Techniques (RS 121), Building a Team to Grow Your Business (RS 122), Buying and Selling Income Properties (RS 204)

Approved for 6 hours of elective credit:
Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist (RS 201), Financing Solutions to Close the Deal (RS 205) 

Approved for 8 hours of elective credit:
Power Up on Smart Home Technologies (RS 134), Tax Strategies for the Real Estate Professional (RS 136)

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Real Estate Division
320 West Washington St., 3rd. Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: 800-560-6420
Fax: 217-782-3390
Web: Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation