Illinois Real Estate Licensing and Training

Licensing and Training Center

The state-approved Illinois Association of REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center makes it easy to start your career in real estate. Learn about pre-licensing requirements and find courses for obtaining your real estate broker, managing broker or leasing agent license.

Broker License

Step-by-Step Guide:
How to get your
broker license


Managing Broker License

Step-by-Step Guide:
How to get your
managing broker license


Continuing Education

CE requirements and available courses.


IAR Instructors | Proctor locations (pdf)

The IAR Licensing & Training Center also has classroom, online and home study options available to complete your CE training.

Education Lookup

Use the IAR Education Lookup to check your CE status
NOTE: Only IAR-sponsored courses will appear.

NOTICE: Any exam taken after 2 p.m. on Aug. 28 will not be displayed on your CE lookup. Due to a technical issue, these courses are recorded by IAR, but are not displayed in the online lookup. We hope to have the situation resolved soon. For questions, email

Ill. Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation's CE Look Up Click Here

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)- As Easy as 1-2-3

Getting your GRI has never been easier with 30+ franchise, broker and designation courses that are approved to qualify you for Course 1 GRI credit. Save time and move directly to Course 2!  See the list of approved classes and complete the GRI Equivalency Form (pdf).


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2016 Broker License Renewal

You don't have to leave home!
The IAR Licensing & Training Center is your trusted source for state-approved real estate licensing and continuing education including state-of-the-art, convenient interactive course webinars.

CE and Pre-license study guides, home study courses and exam prep materials available at the IAR REALTOR® Store,, 1-800-529-2696

Why you should become a REALTOR®

Education Lookup

IAR Instructors

Proctor locations (pdf)


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