NEW YORK COSMETOLOGY LICENSES INFORMATION

Any person trained in appearance enhancement — such as cosmetology, esthetics and barbering — must be licensed before they can practice in New York.  New Yorkers interested in becoming licensed cosmetologists must fulfill several requirements established by the Division of Licensing Services of the Department of State of New York, which is the regulatory agency in charge of issuing cosmetology and barbering licenses. New York offers licenses for appearance enhancement such as cosmetologists, estheticians, nail specialists, natural hair stylists, barber and wax specialists.








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In Florida, you have to be at least 16 years old to apply for a cosmetology license. Additionally, you must complete 1200 school hours in a cosmetology education program.  Remember to choose a school with courses that are approved by the Board of Cosmetology of Florida. It is not a “must” to hold a high school diploma or GED. Once the previous conditions are met, you will have to pass the cosmetology license examination which consists of a written and a practical examination.  Specialties do not require examination. Florida also requires applicants to submit the HIV/AIDS course completion certificate received from their school.

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For a list of HIV/AIDS courses approved by the Board of Cosmetology of Florida, please refer to: http://myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/hiv_prov_crs.pdf. For a list of the ones approved by the Barber’s board, visit: http://myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/barb_ce_prov.pdf.

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