Illinois Home Inspection License Requirements

Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned pro, McKissock will help you meet the necessary home inspection educational requirements in Illinois that you need to become licensed.

7 Mandatory Hours
5 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Home Inspection License in Illinois

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

Illinois Home Inspection: Home Inspector

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 5
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 11/30/2022
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 11/30/2022
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.

Limitations

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

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:


Rosters submitted electronically the 15th & LAST DAY of every month.

License Format: ex. 450.123456

Roster Sent: Every 15 days

Governing Agency

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