(225 ILCS 340/9) (from Ch. 111, par. 6609)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
    Sec. 9. Applications for original licenses 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. The application shall require such information as in the judgment of the Department will enable the Department to pass on the qualifications of the applicant for a license. The Department may require an applicant, at the applicant's expense, to have an evaluation of the applicant's education in a foreign county by a nationally recognized evaluation service approved by the Department in accordance with rules prescribed by the Department.
    An applicant who graduated from a structural engineering 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.)