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Fees: Cosmetologists

License fees
Type of license Get a license Reciprocity Renew Late renewal
Cosmetologist $25 $50 $55 $110
Barber $25 $50 $55 $110
Manicurist $25 $50 $55 $110
Hair design $25 $50 $55 $110
Esthetician $25 $50 $55 $110
Master esthetics $25 $50 $55 $110
Instructor $25 $50 $55 $110
Salon/Shop $110 N/A $110 $160
Mobile Unit $110 N/A $110 $160
Personal Service $110 N/A $110 $160
School $300 N/A $300 $475
Post-Secondary school $300 N/A $300 $475
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 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 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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