Historically the requirements to obtain a cosmetology license in North Carolina include the following:
COSMETOLOGY: 1500 hours
ESTHETICIAN: 600 hours
NAIL TECHNOLOGY: 300 hours
TEACHER: 800 hours (Cosmetologist), 320 hours (Manicurist) or 650 hours (Esthetician) in an approved cosmetic art school teacher program or proof of 5 years (Cosmetologist), 2 years (Manicurist) or 3 years (Esthetician) full-time work in a cosmetic art shop immediately prior to application.
North Carolina will recognize a license from another state if you have the following:
Current license from one state
Passed a state board approved or national exam
No disciplinary actions against your license
North Carolina will recognize a license from another country if you have:
Original documents that show school training
Evaluation of the school documents
Please contact the State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners office for reciprocity details.
North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
1201 Front St #110
Raleigh, NC 27609-7533
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