(225 ILCS 305/11) (from Ch. 111, par. 1311)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 11. Application for original license. Applications for original licensure shall be made to the Department in writing on forms prescribed by the Department and shall be accompanied by the required fee, which is not refundable. Any such application shall require information as in the judgment of the Department will enable the Department to pass on the qualifications of the applicant to practice architecture. The Department may require an applicant, at the applicant's expense, to have an evaluation of the applicant's education in a foreign country by an evaluation service approved by the Board in accordance with rules prescribed by the Department.
    An applicant who has graduated from an architectural program outside the United States or its territories and whose first language is not English shall submit certification of passage of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and a test of spoken English as defined by rule. However, any such applicant who subsequently earns an advanced degree from an accredited educational institution in the United States or its territories shall not be subject to this requirement.
(Source: P.A. 98-993, eff. 1-1-15.)