TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1175 THE BARBER, COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS, HAIR BRAIDING, AND NAIL TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 1985
SECTION 1175.220 ENDORSEMENT


 

Section 1175.220  Endorsement

 

a)         An applicant who is currently licensed as a barber in another jurisdiction and who is seeking licensure in Illinois by endorsement shall file an application, on forms provided by the Division, which shall include:

 

1)         A certification from the state of original licensure stating:

 

A)        A brief description of any licensure examination taken and the grades received; and

 

B)        Whether the applicant's file contains any record of disciplinary actions taken or pending;

 

2)         Official transcripts from the school attended by the applicant showing the courses completed and the hours received with the school seal affixed or a verification from the licensing authority of the number of hours required for licensure at the time the applicant was originally licensed;

 

3)         Certification of current licensure if other than original licensure;

 

4)         Two completed Verification of Employment forms showing at least 3 years of lawful practice in another jurisdiction if:

 

A)        the jurisdiction of original licensure does not require a licensing examination or has not provided an examination score; or

 

B)        the applicant is applying under Section 2-4a of the Act;

 

5)         Proof of any name change (i.e., marriage license, divorce decree, affidavit or court order) if name is other than that shown on any of the documents submitted;

 

6)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100; and

 

7)         A copy of the jurisdiction's licensing statute applicable on the date of original licensure showing the requirements for licensure if requested by the Division in the application review.  The Division will make such a request if the application materials are incomplete.

 

b)         An applicant who is currently licensed as a barber teacher in another jurisdiction and who is seeking licensure in Illinois by endorsement shall file an application, on forms provided by the Division, which shall include:

 

1)         A certification from the state of original licensure stating:

 

A)        A brief description of any licensure examination taken and the grades received; and

 

B)        Whether the applicant's file contains any record of disciplinary action taken or pending;

 

2)         Official transcripts from the school attended by the applicant showing the courses completed and the hours received with the school seal affixed or a verification from the licensing authority of the number of hours required for licensure at the time the applicant was originally licensed;

 

3)         Certification of current licensure if other than original licensure;

 

4)         Two Verification of Employment forms shall be submitted by the applicant who completed at least 500 hours of teacher training but less than 1000 hours.  A barber teacher applicant shall verify 3 years of lawful practice as a barber;

 

5)         Proof of name change (i.e., marriage license, divorce decree, affidavit or court order) if name is other than that shown on any of the documents submitted;

 

6)         A copy of the applicant's barber license or verification from the licensing authority that the applicant has the ability to practice barbering with a barber teacher license;

 

7)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100; and

 

8)         A copy of the jurisdiction's licensing statute applicable on the date of original licensure showing the requirements for licensure if requested by the Division in the application review.  The Division will make such a request if the application materials are incomplete.

 

c)         An applicant for licensure as a barber who is licensed in another jurisdiction shall be given 300 hours of educational credit for every 12 month period during which he/she was lawfully employed as a barber.  To obtain credit for work experience, the applicant must submit verification of employment on forms provided by the Division in support of the work experience.  A certification of licensure from the jurisdiction in which the lawful practice is claimed must also be submitted.

 

d)         An applicant applying for licensure as a barber or barber teacher on the basis of endorsement who has previously failed the licensing examination in Illinois shall not be approved for licensure on the basis of endorsement unless and until he/she provides verification of successful completion of a substantially equivalent licensure examination.  The successful completion of the substantially equivalent examination must occur after the most recently failed examination attempt in Illinois. An applicant may be required to appear before the Board to answer questions about any examination taken by the applicant.  The Board may recommend the completion of additional education by an applicant prior to licensure.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)