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Fees: Cosmetologists

License fees
Type of license Get a license Reciprocity Renew Late renewal
Cosmetologist $35 $60 $66 $131
Barber $35 $60 $66 $131
Manicurist $35 $60 $66 $131
Hair design $35 $60 $66 $131
Esthetician $35 $60 $66 $131
Master esthetics $35 $60 $66 $131
Instructor $35 $60 $66 $131
Salon/Shop $121 N/A $121 $181
Mobile Unit $121 N/A $121 $181
Personal Service $121 N/A $121 $181
School $330 N/A $330 $523
Post-Secondary school $330 N/A $330 $523
Miscellaneous fees
Item Fee
Salon/Shop license application (permanent cosmetics)** $15
Salon/Shop license renewal (permanent cosmetics)** $15
License print fee $5

**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 DOLCosmo@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 paying 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.
  • We can't accept payments over the phone.

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