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Course Overview

Illinois Cosmetology CE Renewal

These courses are designed for Cosmetologists, Estheticians, Nail Technicians, Hair Braiders renewing their Illinois license. Illinois licenses expire every 2 years and must be renewed by the expiration date in order to remain active. In order to renew your license, you must complete the required continuing education.

We offer several course package options as well as the option to purchase individual courses to suit your needs. Each licensure category has different requirements for continuing education as well as renewal dates:

Cosmetologists are required to take a total of 14 hours of continuing education, with a maximum of 7 hours taken online. Licenses expire on September 30 each odd year and the continuing education hours must be completed by this date.

Estheticians are required to take a total of 10 hours of continuing education, with a maximum of 5 hours taken online. Licenses expire on September 30 each even year and the continuing education hours must be completed by this date.

Nail Technicians are required to take a total of 10 hours of continuing education, with a maximum of 5 hours taken online. Licenses expire on October 31 each even year and the continuing education hours must be completed by this date.

Hair Braiders are required to take a total of 10 hours of continuing education, with a maximum of 5 hours taken online. Licenses expire on October 31 each even year and the continuing education hours must be completed by this date

Our courses meet all of the requirement set by the Illinois Department of Professional and Business Regulation and is easy and convenient to complete.

Simply register for the course and complete it anywhere that is convenient for you.

After completing the course, you will be able to email yourself your certificate of completion, which you can then send in to the board.

AnytimeCertification.com is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation.

7 HR CE package - Topics covered:
Sanitation and Health Safety (3HR)
Environmental Issues in a Salon (2HR)
How to Manage Your Business (2HR)
Price:
$24.95
5 HR CE package - Topics covered:
Sanitation and Health Safety (3HR)
Environmental Issues in a Salon (2HR)
Price:
$17.49
5 HR CE package - Topics covered:
Sanitation and Health Safety (3HR)
How to Manage Your Business (2HR)
Price:
$17.49
3 HR CE - Topics covered:
Sanitation and Health Safety (3HR)
Price:
$14.95
2 HR CE - Topics covered:
Environmental Issues in a Salon (2HR)
Price:
$9.95
2 HR CE - Topics covered:
How to Manage Your Business (2HR)
Price:
$9.95

FAQs


1. Are you an approved continuing education provider?

Yes, Anytime Certification is an approved provider and is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional and Business Regulation to offer continuing education for cosmetology. Our Illinois CE sponsor registration number is 190.000675.

2. How do I renew my cosmetology license?

In order to renew your cosmetology license, you must complete your continuing education hours within the 2 years prior to your license expiration. You must also apply for your license to be renewed in the month preceding the license expiration as well as pay the renewal fee to the board. You can apply for your license to be renewed on the IDFPR website HERE

3. Is anyone exempt from the continuing education requirement?

No. As of 2017, there are no longer any exemptions provided for anyone, regardless of age or years of experience. You can read the full statement on the IDFPR website HERE

4. Will you provide me with a certificate of completion?

Yes, as soon as you have completed the class, you will be able to email yourself the certificate of completion.

5. Do I need to show my certificate to IDFPR to prove that I completed my continuing education hours?

When you renew your license, you may be asked to show proof that you have completed your continuing education hours, so make sure to save a copy of your certificate of completion.

6. Will you report my completed hours to the board?

No, we will send you a certificate of completion as proof that you have completed your continuing education hours.

7. What about the new requirement for domestic violence as part of the continuing education hours? Do you offer this class?

We do not offer the domestic violence training course, however you can find the list of approved in-class providers for this course on the IDFPR website HERE We recommend that you find a provider which offers the domestic violence training as part of their in-class CE course.

8. When does my license expire?

Each license type has a different expiration schedule:

  • Cosmetologists – September 30 of odd numbered years
  • Estheticians – September 30 of even numbered years
  • Nail Technicians – October 31 of even numbered years
  • Hair Braiders – October 31 of even numbered years

9. I have a cosmetology license from another state and want to obtain an Illinois cosmetology license. What do I need to do to obtain my Illinois cosmetology license?

License holders from other states and territories may be eligible for an Illinois license. To see the specific requirements to obtain your Illinois license, please check the IDFPR website HERE

For more information about cosmetology or barbers in Illinois, please visit the Illinois State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers website HERE

If you have additional questions about our classes, you can contact us by phone at 1-800-913-1517 or email at anytimecertification@gmail.com

Easy to Complete

Simply register, purchase your course, and complete. All of our courses are structured in an easy to follow format.

Convenient

Take your course anytime, anywhere. Our website is available 24/7 for you to complete your course.

Bulk Discounts

Purchasing continuing education for your employees? We offer discounts starting with purchases of just 5 courses.

Same Day Certificate

A copy of the certificate of completion will be emailed to you immediately upon completion of the course.

Free Reporting

We typically report your completed CE hours to the Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR) within 24 hours.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We strive for excellence in customer service: if you are not 100% satisfied with our services, we will provide you with a refund.