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Illinois 011 – Licensed Cosmetologist

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Illinois  011  Licensed Cosmetologist

 

Spanish/English Exams will be available at all testing locations in computerized format.

InstructionsInstructions for Cosmetology examination

English Study Guide: Illinois Cosmetology English Study Guide

Spanish Study Guide: Illinois Cosmetology Spanish Study Guide

In order to qualify to take the Pre-Graduation Licensed Cosmetology Examination you are required to provide an Official Preliminary Transcript issued by your school showing proof of completing a minimum of 1200 hours of training.

The following types of Identification will be the only ID accepted for the examination:

  • A valid US Driver’s License or State ID issued by one of the 50 states or US Territories.
  • A valid Consular Id
  • A valid US Passport or Military Active Duty ID

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE OF THESE FORMS OF ID, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SIT FOR THE EXAM!

  • All retake candidates must wait 30 days before reapplying. Any applications received before that date will be treated as correspondence only.
  • All candidates will be contacted by email when approval to test is determined.
  • You have 60 days from the date of the email to schedule and take your exam.
  • If you do not complete your examination within 60 days, your fee is forfeit.
  • If you must change or cancel your test date, you must notify PSI within two (2) business days.

TO MAKE SURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR EMAIL:

PLACE support@psionline.com in your email address book/contact list..

NOTE ALL APPLICATIONS ARE VALID FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS. YOU MUST COMPLETE A FULL APPLICATION WITH ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION UPON APPLICATION EXPIRATION!

Restoration Applicants:

  • Restoration applicants must be approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation BEFORE applying to CTS.
  • THIS IS A DUAL APPLICATION PROCESS.
  • Upon approval by the Department, restoration applicants will be sent the appropriate approval letter to register for the examination with Continental Testing Services.

ALL EXAM DATES MUST BE RESCHEDULED 48 HOURS PRIOR TO ORIGINAL SCHEDULED DATE. ALL ABSENCES FORFEIT THE EXAM FEE.

Exam Information:

Exam Title Exam Date Deadline City Fees
Computerized-English PSI
Various
$185.00
Computerized-Spanish PSI Various $185.00

Exam Contact:

Name:  Missy Kwak (First Time & Retakes)
Email:  mkwak@continentaltesting.net
 Email Us
Phone:  (708) 354-9911
  Ext:  106

 

For assistance with ADA accommodations contact the screener for your profession.


Please take a brief moment to make sure you have read through all of the information:
* IF YOU ARE A RETAKE CANDIDATE:
Do not apply to RETAKE an exam until you have received your Official Result Letter from Continental Testing Services.
* THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OF TESTING FEES!
If you are a FIRST TIME or RETAKE candidate with an Official Result Letter, please continue.

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Continental Testing Services, Inc., is back in operation full time. Please give us time to catch our breath. We ask that you direct any inquiries related to the status of your application to the CTS website. Applications are processed in the order they are received once all documents are received by CTS from applicants and schools. Thank you.