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Sign Up a Third Party Processor or Expediter

To sign up a Third Party Processor or Licensed Expediter individual/employee into the Third Party/Expediter Database, please complete the fill-in form, agree to all acknowledgement statements, and then select the Submit button.

All information provided must be inputted exactly as it appears in your license. Employees of Third Party Processors and Licensed Expediters should be added into the Third Party/Expediter Database.

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I certify that the information I provided is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, and understand that providing any false, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading information is grounds for discipline and removal from the Third Party/Expediter Database report.

I understand that, per Section 1-21-010 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code, by making any false statement or misrepresentation of material fact in connection with any information provided in the Third Party/Expediter Database report, I may be liable to the City for a civil penalty between $500 and $1,000, plus up to three times the amount of damages which the City sustains because of the person's violation of this section. A person who violates this section shall also be liable for the City's litigation and collection costs and attorney's fees.

I understand that Illinois law prohibits false personation of an attorney accomplished in person or by any means of communication. State law also prohibits any non-attorney from practicing, charging or receiving fees for legal services or advertising or holding himself or herself out to provide legal services.

I understand that the Illinois Public Accounting Act provides that offering, attempting, or holding oneself out to practice as a licensed CPA or a registered CPA without being licensed is prohibited. Any individual or person who violates this law shall be fined up to $10,000 for each offense.

I understand that, per the State of Illinois Design Professional Acts, offering, attempting, or holding oneself out to practice as a licensed architect, professional land surveyor, professional engineer, or structural engineer without being licensed is prohibited. The first offense is a Class A misdemeanor; any subsequent offense constitutes a Class 4 felony. In addition to the possibility of criminal prosecution, any individual or person who violates this law may be fined up to $10,000 per offense.