Division of Professional Regulation
Welcome to the Division of Professional Regulation (DPR)
The mission of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation is to serve, safeguard, and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the public by ensuring that licensure qualifications and standards for professional practice are properly evaluated, applied, and enforced.
The Division regulates a variety of health care and occupational professionals. Some of these professions include:
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacies, Physical Therapists, Dentists, and Veterinarians, as well as;
Detectives, Cosmetologists, Barbers, Engineers, Accountants, Architects, and many more.
Want to see if your license is up for renewal? See our list of professions currently in renewal by going here.
Renewal Assistance for Individuals and Businesses
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is providing renewal assistance for individuals and businesses that are having difficulty with the online renewal process. These steps will help licensees better navigate the account matching process on the Department's updated online portal.
For those requiring additional assistance with the login process, please contact IDFPR by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please enter "RENEWAL" in the subject line of your e-mail.
Licensing Update for Healthcare Professionals
As part of their renewal process, licensees in 38 healthcare professions are now required to complete one hour of continuing education on recognizing implicit bias in healthcare. Learn more under IDFPR’s Administrative Code here.