1. Must be at least 16 years old
  2. Has successfully completed at least 10 grades in secondary school, or the equivalent

Must complete one of the following programs:

Barber 1,000 school clock hours/2,000 apprentice clock hours
Cosmetologist 1,500 school clock hours/3,000 apprentice clock hours
Esthetician 1,000 school clock hours/2,000 apprentice clock hours
Natural Hair Stylist 210 school clock hours/420 apprentice clock hours
Manicurist 750 school clock hours/1,200 apprentice clock hours

School hours and apprentice hours MAY NOT BE COMBINED.

Admission Requirements

Exam Fees

For the current Written Exam and Practical Exam fees, click here.

EXAM FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  Section 34-7B-7(2)a – “An application for examination or reexamination shall include the payment of a nonrefundable fee.”


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