Broker License Renewal Deadline: September 30, 2020 | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the broker license renewal deadline was extended from April 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020. If you are a licensed broker (or leasing agent!), you must complete your required continuing education then follow these steps:

Still Need to Take CE Courses?

As a licensed broker, you may fall into one of three continuing education categories. This is based on the year you earned your license which you can look up here.


I was licensed before February 1, 2018.

Required to complete by September 30, 2020:


I was licensed between February 1, 2018 and August 8, 2019.

Required to complete by September 30, 2020:


I was licensed between August 9, 2019 and November 1, 2019.

Required to complete by September 30, 2020:

I was licensed on or after November 2, 2019.

AKA you were issued a Real Estate Broker License on, or AFTER 11/2/2019 and on, or before 4/30/2020.

You don’t need to complete your 45 Hours of Post-Licensing until the next renewal cycle on April 30, 2022. However, we advise all new licensees to complete their 45 Hours sooner rather than later.

Virtual Classes

REALTORS® Real Estate School offers several virtual continuing education options. If you prefer to complete your courses at your own pace, online classes are for you. If you miss the classroom and having a live instructor, then our webinar classes are for you.

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