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Contact information for State Board and BASIC Nail Professional Training Requirements:

Nail Technician: 350 hours
All applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Each applicant must have a minimum 8th grade education. If an applicant does not have a high school diploma or its' equivalent they must take an Ability to Benefit test.
(Nov 2000) Nail techs in Illinois may now "beautify" the skin of the hands, feet, forearms and calves.
Reciprocity: Based on laws in issuing state compared to Illinois Law during the time period in which the applicant was licensed. The state does credit the applicant for work experience.
Home salon and Mobile salon allowed
ILLINOIS Dept. of Professional Regulation
Barber -- Cosmetology
320W. Washington St.,
3rd FIr.
Springfield, IL 62786
(217)785-0800
(217)524-6735 TDD
(217)782-7645 FAX