Private Employment Agency Act

​Protects job seekers by investigating, licensing and regulating private employment agencies and counselors.

View the PEA License List - Current as of August 29, 2022.

Suspended/Revoked Agencies

Contact Numbers

  • Private Employment Agencies Information: (312) 793-1804
  • Private Employment Counselors Info: (312) 793-1804


  • If you are experiencing problems accessing the Application, please try using Internet Explorer or if you use Chrome, right click on the link, download the Application, and select "Save link As", it will save the pdf to your computer, then open it up with Adobe Reader..
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