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 1175.720 ENDORSEMENT


 

Section 1175.720  Endorsement

 

a)         An applicant who is currently licensed as an esthetician 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 jurisdiction 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 schools attended by the applicant showing the programs completed and the hours received with the school seal affixed;

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

6)         A copy of the licensing Act 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 an esthetics teacher or esthetics clinic teacher in another jurisdiction and who is seeking licensure in Illinois by endorsement shall file an application, on forms provided by the Division, that shall include:

 

1)         A certification from the jurisdiction 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 schools attended by the applicant showing the programs completed and the hours received with the school seal affixed;

 

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

 

4)         One of the Following:

 

A)        Two Verification of Employment forms submitted by an applicant who completed a program of at least 500 hours of teacher training. An esthetics teacher applicant shall submit verification of 2 years of lawful practice as an esthetician; or

 

B)        Two Verification of Employment forms submitted by an applicant who completed a program of at least 250 hours of clinic teacher training.  An esthetics clinic teacher applicant shall submit verification of 2 years of lawful practice as an esthetician; or

 

C)        Two Verification of Employment forms indicating 3 years of lawful practice in another jurisdiction submitted by an applicant who is applying as an esthetics teacher or esthetics clinic teacher on the basis of 3 years of lawful practice;

 

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)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100; and

 

7)         A copy of the licensing Act 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 an esthetician 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 an esthetician.  To obtain credit for work experience, the applicant must submit verification of employment in support of the work experience on forms provided by the Division.  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 an esthetician, esthetics teacher or esthetics clinic 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 coursework by an applicant prior to licensure.

 

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