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(225 ILCS 410/4-5)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1704-5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Fees; time limitations.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) below, the fees for the
administration and enforcement of this Act, including but not limited
to fees for original licensure, renewal, and
restoration shall be set by the Department by rule. The fees shall
not be refundable.
(b) Applicants for examination shall be required to pay, either
to the Department or the designated testing service, a fee covering
the cost of initial screening to determine eligibility and providing
the examination. Failure to appear for the examination on the scheduled
date at the time and place specified, after the applicant's application
for examination has been received and acknowledged by the Department
or the designated testing service, shall result in the forfeiture of the
(c) If an applicant fails to pass an examination for
this Act within 3 years after filing his application, the application shall
be denied. However, such applicant may thereafter make a new application
for examination accompanied by the required fee.
(d) An individual applying on the basis of endorsement or restoration of
licensure has 3 years from the date of application to complete the
application process. If the process has not been completed in 3 years,
the application shall be denied, the fee forfeited. The
applicant may reapply, but shall meet the requirements in effect at the
time of reapplication.
(e) An applicant has one year from the date of notification of
successful completion of the examination to apply to the Department for a
license. If an applicant fails to apply within one year the applicant
shall be required to take and pass the examination again.
(Source: P.A. 99-427, eff. 8-21-15.)