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Illinois Bureau of Real Estate Professions
Category - Government Agencies - State Real Estate Agencies

Real Estate Salesperson:  Applicants must be at least 21 years old and having either a high school diploma or a GED. Under certain circumstances the age requirement may be lowered to 18 years of age. The applicant needs to complete the 45-hour Real Estate Transactions course at an approved real estate school.

Continued education:  Complete details on continued education requirements on the website.   Those who receive their salesperson license after May 1, 2004 are not required to take continuing education courses.

Broker applicants: Applicants must be at least 21 years old, having a high school diploma or a GED, and having successfully completed 120 hours of the Real Estate Transactions courses that were not taken for the salesperson license. In addition, the broker applicant must successfully complete 75 classroom hours of broker courses at an approved school. The classes taken are valid for three years before the examination.

Reciprocal license recognition & Non-residents:  Illinois has reciprocity agreements with ten other states.  Complete details available on the website.

Additional Note:
The Illinois Division of Banks and Real Estate is a division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

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