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Locksmith Safety
Illinois Locksmith Safety
 
CHICAGO - The Administration announced today that it is taking a series of steps designed to protect Illinoisans when they need to hire a locksmith.  The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), which regulates locksmiths, has noted a growing number of unlicensed locksmith complaints and has discovered that any identifiable address for these unlicensed businesses is sometimes located in another state, and that the phone number that customers may call is, in fact, a phone switch answered in another city or state.
 

Illinois Locksmith Safety

 

Locksmith Key to Safety Poster - PDF

State law enforcement agencies, hardware stores and media outlets are being asked to help stop the problem of unlicensed locksmith practitioners working in Illinois.

 

Is your locksmith licensed?

Illinois Locksmith Look-Up

The Illinois Division of Professional Regulation licenses the following Locksmith professions:

Licensed Locksmith
Licensed Locksmith Agency
Licensed Locksmith Agency Branch Office

For more information please visit the Locksmith web site here.

 

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