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Illinois Real Estate: Continuing Education


The state requires a proctored exam after you complete your continuing education coursework (self-study, class and webinar).

For students completing self-study or webinar courses, convenient testing options are available:

  1. Real Estate Institute: We offer daily continuing education testing at the school’s headquarters in Niles.
  2. Additional Chicago & Suburban Locations: We also proctor exams at locations throughout the Chicago area. Location availability is based on current course enrollments.
    CHICAGO
    Gold Coast
    Lincoln Park
    Loop
    NORTH SUBURBAN
    Buffalo Grove
    Gurnee
    Niles
    Northbrook
    WEST SUBURBAN
    Aurora
    Naperville
    Oak Brook
    Rolling Meadows
    SOUTH SUBURBAN
    Oak Lawn
    Tinley Park/Mokena
    SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN
    Joliet
  3. Individually Proctored Exams: We accept applications from proctors who may be permitted to administer your exam.
    • Paper: For students who prefer paper and pencil exams, we have established a network of proctors at locations throughout the country. Evening and weekend testing is often available. Please call us so that we can suggest a nearby proctor.
    • Online: For online proctored exams, you may log in to our website and send an exam invitation to your preferred proctor. Upon receipt of the invitation, your proctor will review the school rules, and (if they accept) they will provide some additional information to complete the process. Once completed, the proctor will automatically receive instructions and information required to administer the exam. We’ll send you a message to confirm, so that you schedule a time to take your exam(s) directly with your proctor.
  4. In-Office Exams: If you work in an office with a group of licensees who need to complete similar exams, we will work with an office manager (or designated contact) to schedule an in-office group exam. This convenient option includes instant scoring and results. Call us to learn more!

For students attending live classes:

  1. The proctored exam will be given at the end of the last class session and scored immediately. You will leave the course with your exam results.
Real Estate Institute is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
IDFPR Approved #562.000161.