IDFPR Waiving License Fees For Upcoming Renewal – Why is IDFPR waiving license renewal fees and initial application fees for frontline healthcare workers?  During Governor Pritzker’s budget address in February, the Governor announced plans to waive licensing fees for frontline healthcare workers. Licensees in eligible professions whose renewal period takes place during Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023) and Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024) will not pay a renewal fee.  In addition, individuals who are not currently licensed in Illinois and are seeking licensure in an eligible profession during the next two budget years will not pay the application fee.  IDFPR is committed to helping as many frontline healthcare workers as possible obtain financial relief in the coming two years.  We thank them for the critical services they have provided during the COVID-19 pandemic. . . . Read More