LSW/LCSW Information

Presentation: Licensure in Illinois

A presentation on social work licensure in Illinois, given by Joel Rubin, Executive Director of NASW-IL, to MSW students of the Jane Addams College of Social Work on March 12, 2019.

Application Information

Steps to Licensure

National Association of Social Work – IL, Licensure Steps

For more information download » Licensure in Illinois: What You Need to Know


Download the application and carefully read the instructions.

Certification of Education Form

Complete the applicant section of the Certification of Education form (two pages) then forward it to Ms. Hazel Brown who will complete the remaining sections. Please let her know if you prefer she contact you when it is ready for pick up or if you want it mailed to you.

Mailing Address

ATTN: Hazel Brown
UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work
1040 W. Harrison St. (MC 309)
4th Floor, Suite 4329
Chicago, IL 60607

Email Address

Fax Number
(312) 996-1852

Mail Application

Per application instructions, submit your application and fee payment to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Once the IDFPR processes your application they will send you a letter with information on how to proceed forward.

Additional Information

IDPFR Technical Assistance Unit: (217) 782-8556

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Association of Social Work Boards

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