Illinois Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements

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7 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for Illinois

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation. We recommend you contact the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Illinois Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2021
Illinois Appraisers are required to take 28 continuing education hours every 24 months including National USPAP Update (or Equivalent).

The 7-hour National USPAP Update Course or its equivalent must be completed within 6 months after the effective date of USPAP.

*If a real estate appraiser was issued an initial license for less than 185 days prior to the expiration of the license, then no continuing education is required for that renewal.
*If a real estate appraiser has held a license 185 days or more prior to the expiration, but less than two years, then 14 hours of approved continuing education is required.

- Licensees are required to renew by September 30th; however continuing education must be completed by June 30th.
- Courses completed after June 30th must provide evidence of course completion accompanied by a fee of $100 per credit hour.

Online Limitations

IL allows 28 hours to be completed online.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted electronically on the 15th and last day of every month. Rosters will be submitted on alternative days upon customer request. Please note there is a $10 fee for any rush submissions.
Roster Sent: Every 15 days

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Phone: 8005606420
Fax: 2177823390
Address: Real Estate Division 320 West Washington St. 3rd. Floor Springfield, IL 62786

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.