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Become an IL Insurance Producer
Trusted Insurance Pre-Licensing Education

  • Confidently Prepare for Your Exams: A proven curriculum and expert instructors will get you ready for your licensing exams.
  • Comprehensive Training: Our state-approved courses equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed as an insurance producer.
  • Multiple Specializations: Select from Life & Health, Property & Casualty, or all four specialties with an All-in-One Pre-Licensing Package.

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Choose an Illinois Insurance Pre-Licensing Education Package:

Life & Health
  • 2-Day Webinar or Class, plus Self-Study
  • Class held in Niles, IL or via webinar
  • Receive a digital and hard-copy textbook with Exam Prep (includes charts, 150+ questions, glossary, and more)
  • Enroll now, pay later. Easy financing with Affirm Logo
Property & Casualty
  • 2-Day Webinar or Class, plus Self-Study
  • Class held in Niles, IL or via webinar
  • Receive a digital and hard-copy textbook with Exam Prep (includes charts, 150+ questions, glossary, and more)
  • Enroll now, pay later. Easy financing with Affirm Logo
All-in-One
  • 4-Day Webinar or Class, plus Self-Study
  • Class held in Niles, IL or via webinar
  • Receive a digital and hard-copy textbook with Exam Prep (includes charts, 150+ questions, glossary, and more)
  • Enroll now, pay later. Easy financing with Affirm Logo

Start Your Insurance Career Today!

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State Requirements for Illinois Insurance Agents

State Requirements for Illinois Insurance Agents

  1. Licensing candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  2. Complete at least 20 hours of pre-licensing education for each specialization (line of authority) of insurance you wish to sell.  At least 7 ½ hours must be completed in a webinar or classroom setting.
  3. Pass a state licensing exam for each desired line of authority.
Why Choose Real Estate Institute

Why Choose Our Programs

  • Engaging and comprehensive courses with start-to-finish support.
  • Over 30 years of experience providing high-quality professional education.
  • A dedicated student service team is ready to assist you in any way you may need.
  • Expert instructors are industry professionals with years of experience and passion.

Key Resources for Aspiring Insurance Professionals

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How to Get Your Insurance License in Illinois

Explore the essential steps to obtaining your insurance license in Illinois. Learn about the required courses, exam details, and the application process required to kickstart your career in insurance.

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Why Become a Life & Health Insurance Producer

As a Life & Health insurance producer, you can have a profound impact on individuals' lives, ensuring their health and financial well-being. Discover the benefits and fulfillment that come with this career path.

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FAQs

Who needs an insurance producer license in Illinois?

In general, a person must be licensed as an insurance producer before doing any of the following activities in exchange for compensation:

  • Selling insurance.
  • Encouraging someone to purchase insurance.
  • Negotiating the terms or conditions of an insurance product.
  • Advising about insurance products.

This includes but isn't limited to people who want to work as insurance agents or insurance brokers.

What are the necessary qualifications to obtain an insurance producer license?

To become licensed as an Illinois insurance producer, a person must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Complete the required pre-license education.
  • Pass the applicable state exams.
  • Pay the applicable licensing fees.
  • Have a level of character acceptable to the Department of Insurance (DOI).

Are special courses required to become an Illinois insurance producer?

Yes. In general, a state-approved 20-hour pre-license course must be completed for EACH major type of insurance (known as a "line of authority") that a person plans to sell. The four major lines of authority in Illinois include life, health, property and casualty.

Can I complete insurance pre-license courses online or via self-study?

The Illinois Insurance Code requires that at least 7 ½ hours of each 20-hour pre-license course be conducted in an in-person or webinar setting. The remaining 12 ½ hours of each course can be completed in a self-study format.

Are Real Estate Institute's insurance pre-license courses approved by the Illinois Department of Insurance?

Yes. Real Estate Institute is an approved provider of insurance pre-license education. Courses are designed to satisfy all pre-license requirements.

Illinois Department of Insurance Approved Provider #102877.

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