(225 ILCS 410/4-5) (from Ch. 111, par. 1704-5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
    Sec. 4-5. Fees; time limitations.
    (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) below, the fees for the administration and enforcement of this Act, including but not limited to fees for original licensure, renewal, and restoration shall be set by the Department by rule. The fees shall not be refundable.
    (b) Applicants for examination shall be required to pay, either to the Department or the designated testing service, a fee covering the cost of initial screening to determine eligibility and providing the examination. Failure to appear for the examination on the scheduled date at the time and place specified, after the applicant's application for examination has been received and acknowledged by the Department or the designated testing service, shall result in the forfeiture of the examination fee.
    (c) If an applicant fails to pass an examination for licensure under this Act within 3 years after filing his application, the application shall be denied. However, such applicant may thereafter make a new application for examination accompanied by the required fee.
    (d) An individual applying on the basis of endorsement or restoration of licensure has 3 years from the date of application to complete the application process. If the process has not been completed in 3 years, the application shall be denied, the fee forfeited. The applicant may reapply, but shall meet the requirements in effect at the time of reapplication.
    (e) An applicant has one year from the date of notification of successful completion of the examination to apply to the Department for a license. If an applicant fails to apply within one year the applicant shall be required to take and pass the examination again.
(Source: P.A. 99-427, eff. 8-21-15.)