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Information for Real Estate and Appraisal Schools

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REAL ESTATE EDUCATION PROVIDERS: All schools interested in offering real estate courses to qualify students for a real estate license and/or to satisfy continuing education requirements for license renewal, must register with the Department of Consumer Protection and receive approval prior to offering any courses. A School Code will be assigned to your school when approved. In addition, all courses must be registered and approved prior to being offered.  Please read all of the Laws and Regulations available on this site governing real estate schools. Schools must provide to each student a written verification of a successfully completed course. Verification must contain the name and credential number of the school, the date of the course, name of the course, number of hours completed, and name of the student.  Please email questions to:

Real Estate education providers must verify course approval and track course expiration by looking up their school and courses online.

Public Act 15-98 Licensure Requirements for Real Estate Brokers (Effective 7/1/16)


School Registration: $300 ($100 application fee and $200 registration fee); Renewal every two years: $200

Course Registration: $100 registration fee; expires after 3 years

All school and course registration must be completed online.

Please email any questions regarding this requirement to:

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