Apply to be a Provider

Thanks for your interest in offering courses for Illinois MCLE credit. Read this page to learn about course requirements, the course application process and provider responsibilities, including important deadlines and fees.

First, does your organization already have a PCAM account? Search by provider name here.

  • If your organization already has a PCAM account, regardless of its status, please contact us for assistance, or
  • If your organization does not have a PCAM account, proceed through this page and you will be able to request an account.

Course Requirements and Provider Responsibilities
All Illinois CLE courses must meet the standards in the MCLE Rules and MCLE Board policies.

Online Course Application Process - PCAM
The MCLE Board’s online Provider Course Accreditation Management system is PCAM. Providers submit all course-related information (applications, attorney attendance data and fees) via PCAM.

Attendance Reporting

New Rule! For attorney credit earned July 1, 2019 and after, providers must collect and report, attorney ARDC numbers, names, completion dates and hours earned.

Click the following link to learn more...  Support: New! Attorney Attendance Reporting for Providers


Fee Schedule and Deadlines
Fee Schedule, Section B Individual Course Provider


Course Application Fees and Deadlines
A course application is submitted only when the course is entered in PCAM and the Board receives the appropriate application fee. Each presentation of the same live program, including the same date or other dates, requires its own application with application fee (including any late fees).

Fee Description  Deadline to Submit in PCAM and Board to Receive Payment  Fee 
Course application
On or before course start date  $50.00
Tier 1 course
late fee
1 to 30 days after course start date  $125.00 plus $50.00 course application fee
Tier 2 course
late fee
31 to 730 days after course start date  $500.00 plus $50.00 course application fee and $125.00 Tier 1 course late fee

Monthly Attendance Reporting Deadlines and Fees

Fee Description  Deadline to Enter in PCAM and Board to Receive Payment  Fee 
Attendance Fee*
Last day of the month following the month in which (1) the live course ended or (2) the recorded course was listed in PCAM as credit eligible  $0.75 per accredited hour for each attorney issued Illinois MCLE credit
Attendance late fee Late fee added for attendance data entered or attendance fee received by the MCLE Board after the last day of the month following the month in which (1) the course ended or (2) the recorded course was listed in PCAM as credit eligible. All providers are subject to this fee regardless of entity type  $25.00 per course (live or recorded delivery methods)

*Attendance fees are required of most providers. See the Fee Schedule for those providers excluded from the $0.75 attendance fee requirement.


Example: The deadline to report attendance data and pay monthly attendance fees is December 31, 2018 for: (1) live courses that end in November, 2018; and (2) recorded courses listed in PCAM as credit eligible at any time in November, 2018.


Administrative Change Fee
For each request to change course data or attendance data on an approved course, there is a $25.00 administrative change fee.


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