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NURSES: The deadline to renew your license without a late fee has been extended to June 30, 2024. Contact our call center at 1-800-560-6420 if you have questions. You can also view our helpful guides for retrieving your user name and for help resetting your password.

PERC LICENSEES: The deadline to renew your license without a late fee has been extended to July 31, 2024. Contact our call center at 1-800-560-6420 if you have questions. You can also view our helpful guides for retrieving your user name and for help resetting your password.

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:

Want to see if your license is up for renewal? See our list of professions currently in renewal by going here.

New Report Highlights Improvements Under New DPR Leadership

Under new Acting Director of Professional Regulation Camile Lindsay’s leadership, we’re streamlining our processes and taking proactive steps to improve efficiencies for the review of professional licensure applications.

Learn more about the improvements we’ve made and what’s to come in our report, “Reimagining Illinois: A Six-Month Review of the Division of Professional Regulation," found here

Select Professions Can Pay Application Fees Online!

Starting June 4, 2024, as part of a pilot program, professionals in select professions will be able to submit payments for their paper applications online using ePay by going here. Eligible professions are listed below, with additional professions being added at a later date.

  • Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Audiologist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Genetic Counselor (Temporary)
  • Podiatric Physician
  • Podiatry Controlled Substance
  • Registered Firearm Instructor
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech Language Pathologist (Temporary)
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant

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.

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