Illinois Home Inspection License Requirements

Do you want to become a licensed home inspector in Illinois? McKissock Learning will help you meet the necessary educational requirements you need to renew your home inspector license in Illinois.

7 Mandatory Hours
5 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Illinois Home Inspection license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Home Inspection licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Illinois Home Inspection: Home Inspector

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 5
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 11/30/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 11/30/2024

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A licensee is required to fulfill a total of 12 hours of approved continuing education every 2 years.

The 12 hours must include 6 hours of continuing education must be approved as mandatory courses and 1 hour related to sexual harassment training.

 
*If a home inspector was issued an initial license for less than one year prior to the expiration of the license, then no continuing education is required for that renewal.
*If a home inspector has held a license for more than one year prior to the expiration, but less than two years, then 6 hours of approved continuing education of which a minimum of 3 hours of continuing education must be approved as a mandatory course is required.


The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation requires that students complete a live, written proctored examination for all distance education classes. Please contact our office at 1-800-328-2008 for additional information or when you are ready to take your proctored final examination.

Online Limitations

There are no limitations on the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

Rosters are sent electronically each business day.

License Format: ex. 450.123456

 

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Phone: 2177859300
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor Springfield, 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.