Here’s what you need to renew your license by April 30, 2014.

2014 Broker License Renewal Q&A | Checklists

By April 30, 2014 Illinois Broker licensees must have completed the continuing education (CE) requirements and applied to renew their license through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

What’s required? That depends on how and when you received your Illinois broker license. Click on one of the three scenarios below for a checklist.

Brokers who were licensed under the new 90-hour pre-licensing requirements whose first license EXPIRES April 30, 2014:

Scenario #1

Brokers who transitioned from a salesperson license or were licensed as a broker BEFORE Feb. 1, 2012:

Scenario #2

Brokers who were licensed under the new 90-hour pre-licensing requirement ON OR AFTER Feb. 1, 2014:

Scenario #3

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Scenario #1:

Brokers who were licensed under the new 90-hour pre-licensing requirements whose first license EXPIRES April 30, 2014:

  • You must complete and pass the 30-Hour Broker Post- License Course before April 30, 2014.
  • You have no other CE requirements for this renewal period.
  • Submit your renewal application with the $150 State of Illinois licensing fee to the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) by April 30, 2014 www.idfpr.com.

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Scenario #2:

Brokers who transitioned from a salesperson license or were licensed as a broker BEFORE Feb. 1, 2012:

  • You will need to have taken 12 hours of CE between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2014.
  • The 12 hours must include a minimum 6 hours Core CE and a maximum 6 hours of elective CE.
  • The 6 hours Core CE must be 3 hours Core A and 3 hours Core B.
  • Submit your renewal application with the $150 State of Illinois licensing fee to the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) by April 30, 2014 www.idfpr.com.

CE options here

CE OPTIONS: IAR has online CE and home study CE options including an Ethics course (ETH 1528) that also qualifies for the NAR Quadrennial Ethics Requirement.

 


Scenario #3:

Brokers who were licensed under the new 90-hour pre-licensing requirement ON OR AFTER Feb. 1, 2014:

  • YOU DO NOT NEED TO RENEW IN 2014. Your broker license renewal deadline is April 30, 2016 and the only hours required for the 2016 renewal will be the 30-Hour Broker Post-License Course.

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