(225 ILCS 458/5-25)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-20)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 5-25. Renewal of license.
    (a) The expiration date and renewal period for a State certified general real estate appraiser license or a State certified residential real estate appraiser license issued under this Act shall be set by rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (f) of this Section, the holder of a license may renew the license within 90 days preceding the expiration date by:
        (1) completing and submitting to the Department, or
    
through a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, a renewal application form as provided by the Department;
        (2) paying the required fees; and
        (3) providing evidence to the Department, or through
    
a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, of successful completion of the continuing education requirements through courses approved by the Department from education providers licensed by the Department, as established by the AQB and by rule.
    (b) A State certified general real estate appraiser or State certified residential real estate appraiser whose license under this Act has expired may renew the license for a period of 2 years following the expiration date by complying with the requirements of paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a) of this Section and paying any late penalties established by rule.
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) The expiration date and renewal period for an associate real estate trainee appraiser license issued under this Act shall be set by rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (e) and (f) of this Section, the holder of an associate real estate appraiser license may renew the license within 90 days preceding the expiration date by:
        (1) completing and submitting to the Department, or
    
through a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, a renewal application form as provided by the Department;
        (2) paying the required fees; and
        (3) providing evidence to the Department, or through
    
a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, of successful completion of the continuing education requirements through courses approved by the Department from education providers approved by the Department, as established by rule.
    (e) Any associate real estate appraiser trainee whose license under this Act has expired may renew the license for a period of 2 years following the expiration date by complying with the requirements of paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (d) of this Section and paying any late penalties as established by rule.
    (f) Notwithstanding subsections (c) and (e), an appraiser whose license under this Act has expired may renew or convert the license without paying any lapsed renewal fees or late penalties if the license expired while the appraiser was:
        (1) on active duty with the United States Armed
    
Services;
        (2) serving as the Coordinator of Real Estate
    
Appraisal or an employee of the Department who was required to surrender his or her license during the term of employment.
    Application for renewal must be made within 2 years following the termination of the military service or related education, training, or employment. The licensee shall furnish the Department with an affidavit that he or she was so engaged.
    (g) The Department shall provide reasonable care and due diligence to ensure that each licensee under this Act is provided with a renewal application at least 90 days prior to the expiration date, but each licensee is responsible to timely renew or convert his or her license prior to its expiration date.
(Source: P.A. 100-604, eff. 7-13-18; 100-832, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-20)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 5-25. Renewal of license.
    (a) The expiration date and renewal period for a State certified general real estate appraiser license or a State certified residential real estate appraiser license issued under this Act shall be set by rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (f) of this Section, the holder of a license may renew the license within 90 days preceding the expiration date by:
        (1) completing and submitting to the Department, or
    
through a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, a renewal application form as provided by the Department;
        (2) paying the required fees; and
        (3) providing evidence to the Department, or through
    
a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, of successful completion of the continuing education requirements through courses approved by the Department from education providers licensed by the Department, as established by the AQB and by rule.
    (b) A State certified general real estate appraiser or State certified residential real estate appraiser whose license under this Act has expired may renew the license for a period of 2 years following the expiration date by complying with the requirements of paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a) of this Section and paying any late penalties established by rule.
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) The expiration date and renewal period for an associate real estate trainee appraiser license issued under this Act shall be set by rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (e) and (f) of this Section, the holder of an associate real estate trainee appraiser license may renew the license within 90 days preceding the expiration date by:
        (1) completing and submitting to the Department, or
    
through a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, a renewal application form as provided by the Department;
        (2) paying the required fees; and
        (3) providing evidence to the Department, or through
    
a multi-state licensing system as designated by the Secretary, of successful completion of the continuing education requirements through courses approved by the Department from education providers approved by the Department, as established by rule.
    (e) Any associate real estate trainee appraiser whose license under this Act has expired may renew the license for a period of 2 years following the expiration date by complying with the requirements of paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (d) of this Section and paying any late penalties as established by rule.
    (f) Notwithstanding subsections (c) and (e), an appraiser whose license under this Act has expired may renew or convert the license without paying any lapsed renewal fees or late penalties if the license expired while the appraiser was:
        (1) on active duty with the United States Armed
    
Services;
        (2) serving as the Coordinator or an employee of the
    
Department who was required to surrender the license during the term of employment.
    Application for renewal must be made within 2 years following the termination of the military service or related education, training, or employment and shall include an affidavit from the licensee of engagement.
    (g) The Department shall provide reasonable care and due diligence to ensure that each licensee under this Act is provided with a renewal application at least 90 days prior to the expiration date, but timely renewal or conversion of the license prior to its expiration date is the responsibility of the licensee.
    (h) The Department shall not renew a license if the licensee has an unpaid fine from a disciplinary matter or an unpaid fee from a non-disciplinary action imposed by the Department until the fine or fee is paid to the Department or the licensee has entered into a payment plan and is current on the required payments.
    (i) The Department shall not issue a license if the applicant has an unpaid fine imposed by the Department for unlicensed practice until the fine is paid to the Department or the applicant has entered into a payment plan and is current on the required payments.
(Source: P.A. 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 102-20, eff. 1-1-22.)