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How to get your license: Cosmetologists

We have a new online service for managing professional and business licenses. Learn how to set up account access and manage your license. If you need help with the new service, please contact your professional licensing program.

We expect a processing delay for mailed applications and renewals. Renew or apply online for faster processing of your license. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Cosmetologist, barber, manicurist, esthetician, hair design, or master esthetician

Find out how to get your first cosmetologist, barber, manicurist, esthetician, hair design, or master esthetician license.

Salon/shop, personal service, mobile unit

Find out how to get your first salon/shop, personal service, or mobile unit license.

Postsecondary school

Find out how to get your first postsecondary school license.

Instructor

Find out how to get your first instructor license.

Permanent cosmetics

Find out how to get your first permanent cosmetics license. It's required if you charge a fee to apply permanent eyeliner, eyebrows, lip color, or any other skin repigmentation

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