How to change your name or address: 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.

How to change your name

To update your name on your Washington license, mail us a letter requesting a name change and include all of the following:

  • Your previous name
  • Your current name
  • Documentation showing your name change
  • Your current address and phone number
  • Type of license
  • License number, date of birth, or Social Security number
  • If you want an updated license with your new name, also include a check or money order for the $15 fee (payable to the Department of Licensing).

How to change your address

  • Mailing address:
    If you’re changing only your mailing address, contact us by email, mail, or fax. There’s no fee to change your mailing address. When you contact us, be sure to include your:
    • Name
    • Current address and phone number
    • Type of license
    • License number, date of birth, or Social Security number
    • For salon/shops, include your business name and Unified Business Identification (UBI) number or tax registration number
  • Business location address:
    If you’re changing the location address of your salon/shop or school you must complete a new license application and pay the application fee.

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