Illinois State Board Cosmetology Licensing

Whether you’ll be working in Chicago or elsewhere, Illinois is brimming over with opportunities for Cosmetologists! Choose your specialty below to read our in-depth guide about the State Board licensing requirements you’ll need to meet in order to start your career in this state.


Learn how to navigate the state requirements to become a licensed Cosmetologist


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