Contact the Division of Professional Regulation FAQs
Thank you for your interest in contacting the Division of Professional Regulation! We have a dedicated Professional Licensing webpage that provides an overview of the professional licensing process in Illinois, including the different types of application methods and helpful guides to completing your application. That webpage may be found here.
For answers to common licensing questions, see below.
Q: How do I apply for a professional license in Illinois?
Q: How do I know what kind of application to submit for licensure?
A: You may find a list of the types of applications here.
Q: I once had an active Illinois license, but it is not active currently. How do I make it active again?
A: You may submit a request to reactivate your license by going here.
Q: I’ve applied for a professional license in Illinois. How can I check the status of my application?
A: If you’ve applied online, you may check the status of your application by logging into your account at https://online-dfpr.micropact.com/. This includes your license being issued or if you have deficiencies that must be completed.
Q: How do I change my name, address, or contact information for my license?
Q: How can I request a license certification if I’m applying for a professional license in another state?
A: You may request a license certification by completing and submitting this form.
Q: How can I file a complaint against a licensee?
A: You may file a complaint against a DPR licensee by completing the steps here.