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 1175.1020 ENDORSEMENT


 

Section 1175.1020  Endorsement

 

a)         Nail Technician

 

1)         An applicant currently licensed as a nail technician 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:

 

A)        A certification from the jurisdiction of original licensure stating:

 

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

 

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

 

B)        Official transcripts from the school  attended by the applicant showing the program  completed and the hours received with the school seal affixed;

 

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

 

D)        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;

 

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

 

F)         Successful completion of the Illinois Nail Technician Licensure Examination.

 

2)         An applicant who has graduated from a nail technology program in another jurisdiction with less than 350 hours may only acquire a maximum of 50 hours of nail technology training from a licensed Illinois cosmetology or nail technology school.

 

3)         If the nail technology school from which the applicant graduated has closed, verification of education hours must come from the original state of licensure.

 

b)         An applicant currently licensed as a nail technology teacher or nail technology 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 scores 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 program  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 the applicant who completed at least a 500 hour program  of teacher training.  A nail technology teacher applicant shall submit verification of 2 years of lawful practice as a nail technician or cosmetologist; or

 

B)        Two Verification of Employment forms shall be submitted by the applicant who completed at least a 250 hour program  of clinic teacher training.  A nail technology clinic teacher applicant shall submit verification of 2 years of lawful practice as a  nail technician or cosmetologist; or

 

C)        Two Verification of Employment forms shall be submitted by the applicant for a nail technology teacher or nail technology clinic teacher license who is applying on the basis of 3 years of lawful practice as a nail technology teacher in another jurisdiction;

 

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)         Successful completion of the Illinois Nail Technician Teacher Licensure Examination.

 

c)         An applicant for licensure as a nail technician who is licensed in another jurisdiction shall be given 75 hours of educational credit for every 12 month period during which he/she was lawfully employed as a nail technician. To obtain credit for work experience, the applicant shall 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.

 

(Source:  Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 1888, effective January 20, 2011)