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 1175.430 RESTORATION COSMETOLOGY
Section 1175.430 Restoration – Cosmetology
a) Application for Restoration
1) A person applying for restoration of a license as a cosmetologist that has expired or been on inactive status for less than 5 years shall submit an application on forms provided by the Division and:
A) Pay the required fee set forth in Section 1175.100; and
B) Provide evidence of successful completion of 14 hours of continuing education earned within the 2 years immediately preceding the restoration.
2) If restoring after active military service, the applicant shall submit a copy of the applicant's Honorable Discharge form (DD-214) and the current renewal fee.
b) A person applying for restoration of a license as a cosmetologist that has been expired or been on inactive status for 5 years or more shall submit an application on forms provided by the Division along with either:
1) All of the following:
A) Verification of employment as a cosmetologist in another jurisdiction within the 5 years preceding application for restoration;
B) Certification of licensure from the licensing authority in the jurisdiction of employment stating that said practice was authorized;
C) A completed Restoration Questionnaire;
D) Evidence of successful completion of 14 hours of continuing education earned within the 2 years immediately preceding restoration if restoring a cosmetology license; and
E) The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100; or
2) A copy of the applicant's DD-214 form and the current renewal fee, if restoring from active military service.
c) An applicant for restoration under subsection (b) who is unable to comply with one or both of subsections (b)(1)(A) and (B) shall submit official transcripts showing successful completion of a 250 hour refresher course from a licensed cosmetology or barber school or passage of the examination set forth in Section 1175.410 within 2 years prior to or within 2 years after application for restoration. A cosmetology applicant who completes this refresher course or takes the examination shall not be required to complete 14 hours of continuing education but shall comply with the remaining requirements of subsection (b).
d) If an applicant takes and fails the examination, the license will not be restored until he/she has successfully completed the examination.
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)