Fees: Cosmetologists

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

Type of license Get a license Renew Late renewal
Cosmetologist $25 $55 $110
Barber $25 $55 $110
Manicurist $25 $55 $110
Hair design $25 $55 $110
Esthetician $25 $55 $110
Master esthetics $25 $55 $110
Instructor $25 $55 $110
Salon/Shop $110 $110 $160
Mobile Unit $110 $110 $160
Personal Service $110 $110 $160
School $300 $300 $475
Reciprocity $50 N/A N/A
Miscellaneous fees Fee
Duplicate (replacement) license $15
Salon/Shop, Personal Services, or Mobile Unit License Application (Permanent Cosmetics)* $15
Salon/Shop, Personal Services, or Mobile Unit License renewal (Permanent Cosmetics)* $15

*If you have an individual artist license and an artist shop location license to practice permanent cosmetics and an operator license, you may qualify for a reduced license fee for your salon shop license if it's at the same location as your artist shop location license. Contact us at 360.664.6626 or plssunit@dol.wa.gov to see if you qualify.

Forms of payment

  • Pay exam fees directly to the examination provider, D.L. Roope Administrations Inc. (dlroope.com).
  • If you’re renewing online, pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express (no gift cards).
  • All other payments must be made by check or money order payable to Department of Licensing.

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