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Licensure FAQ

Licensure FAQ

Questions About Setting up an ELIS account with ISBE


Q:  What is an ELIS Account?

A:   ELIS (Educator Licensure Information System) is the ISBE site where all your educator licenses and endorsements are housed.


Q:  How do I set up an ELIS account?

A:  Go to  Follow the account set-up instructions to create your account and acquire your Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN).


Q:  Where can I find my ELIS Account Number/Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN)?

A:  Once you’ve set up your account it will be on your ELIS account home page.