Here is a link to our Education provider look-up up where you can find a certified provider. https://sbs.naic.org/solar-web/pages/public/lookup/lookupLanding.jsf
You MUST wait 5 days after passing your exam, to apply for your license.
Illinois is using the last day of your birth month as your expiration date and the fee paid for licensure through NIPR will be prorated for the birth month expiration date.
Once you have completed the application process through NIPR and you have received an e-mail from them that is was a successful transaction your application will be submitted to Illinois.
Effective 8-1-2012, Illinois now requires that you apply for your license electronically. Please see the company bulletin at http://insurance.illinois.gov/cb/2012/CB2012-02.pdf
An insurance producer who places insurance either directly or indirectly with an insurer with which the insurance producer does not have an agent contract must maintain in force while licensed a bond in favor of the people of the State of Illinois executed by an authorized surety company and payable to any party injured under the terms of the bond. The bond shall be continuous in form and in the amount of $2500 or 5% of the premiums brokered in the previous calendar year whichever is greater, but not to exceed $50,000 total aggregate liability. Such bond should remain at the place of business however the producer must provide the information within 3 working days after receiving a request, should the information be requested.