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Bryan A. Schneider, Secretary  
Bruce Rauner, Governor
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 Division of Banking
Division of Banking

The mission of the Division of Banking is to protect and educate the public and promote confidence in the regulated industries through administration of statutory responsibilities in an efficient, professional, responsive and innovative manner.

See our section "Division of Banking" for more information.

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 Division of Financial Institutions
Division of Financial Institutions

Created in 1957, DFI is a regulatory agency serving the people of Illinois under the express control and administrative jurisdiction of the Governor. The Financial Institutions Code provides the authority to regulate, license, examine and investigate currency exchanges, credit unions, consumer finance companies, title insurance companies and money transmitters.

See our section "Division of Financial Institutions" for more information.

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 Division of Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation

The mission of the 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.

See our section "Division of Professional Regulation" for more information.

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 Division of Professional Regulation
Division of Real Estate

The Division of Real Estate is responsible for regulating professionals involved in the buying and selling of property. It licenses and enforces the practice of real estate broker and managing brokers, real estate firms, real estate appraisers, auctioneers, auction firms, community association managers, home inspectors, and home inspector entities. Real estate, appraisal, auction and home inspection schools, instructors, and courses, are also regulated by the Division.

See our section "Division of Real Estate" for more information.

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