How to Get Licensed as a Nail Technician

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How to Get Licensed as a Nail Technician

Each state has its own requirements to become licensed as a nail tech. If you are hoping to pursue a career as a nail technician, you will need to look into schools with appropriate training programs. Nail education often includes teacher instruction and hands-on experience. You will also learn about nail care, health and safety. In addition, many states require a certain amount of training hours to be completed. The number of hours varies by state. To find out more information about the requirements in various states check out the websites below:

Alabama
Board of Cosmetology

Arizona
Board of Cosmetology

Arkansas
Board of Cosmetology

California
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Colorado
Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure

Connecticut
Department of Public Health

District of Columbia
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Delaware
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

Florida
Board of Cosmetology

Georgia
Board of Barbers and Cosmetology

Hawaii
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Idaho
Board of Cosmetology Bureau of Occupational Licenses

Illinois
Department of Professional Regulation

Indiana
Board of Cosmetology

Iowa
Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences

Kansas
Board of Cosmetology

Kentucky
Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists

Louisiana
Board of Cosmetology

Maine
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

Maryland
Board of Cosmetology

Massachusetts
Board of Cosmetology

Michigan
Board of Cosmetology

Minnesota
Board of Cosmetology

Mississippi
Board of Cosmetology

Missouri
Board of Cosmetology

Montana
Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Nebraska
Board of Cosmetology

Nevada
Board of Cosmetology

New Hampshire
Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics

New Jersey
Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling

New Mexico
Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

New York
Board of Cosmetology
Nail Specialty

North Carolina
Board of Cosmetology

North Dakota
Board of Cosmetology

Ohio
Board of Cosmetology

Oklahoma
Board of Cosmetology

Oregon
Board of Cosmetology

Pennsylvania
Board of Cosmetology

Rhode Island
Board of Hairdressing and Barbering

South Carolina
Board of Cosmetology

South Dakota
Board of Cosmetology (Registration Required)

Tennessee
Board of Cosmetology

Texas
Board of Cosmetology]

Utah
Board of Cosmetology

Vermont
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

Virginia
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

Washington
Board of Cosmetology

West Virginia
Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Wisconsin
Board of Cosmetology

Wyoming
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

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