Cosmetology Application (DOS-0034-a)This license allows the holder to provide services to the nails, hair, head, face, neck or scalp.
Requirements1. Must be at least 17 years of age; Always Required
2. Proof of Training/Experience based on education, experience, endorsement/reciprocity or previous NYS licensure.
3. Health Certification Showing Freedom from any Infectious or Communicable Disease; Always Required
How to Apply
2. Sign in or create a NY.gov account.
WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY:• Proof of education, experience or previous NYS licensure.
• Health Certification
• SSN or EIN
• Fees (variable)
|NAME||FORM NUMBER||FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE|
|Examination||No||$15||The fee for the practical exam is $15. The fee for the written exam is $15.|
|License||No||$40||For four years|
|Amendments||No||$10||Fee is for change of address.|
|Duplicate Lic./Reg. Request||No||$10|
|Temporary License||No||$10||A six month temporary license is available to applicants who want to work while completing the examination process. A second temporary license will not be issued until the applicant passes an examination.|
Payment Options:Charge Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express accepted)
Duration & Processing
|Average Processing Time:||3-5 Business Days|
|Term/Duration:||Four-year License - Permit issued every four years|
|Renewable:||Yes - Renewable every four years|
|Automatically Sent:||Yes - Renewal reminders are sent 90 days prior to expiration.|
|Additional Info:||Late Penalty: Yes - Late fee of $10 is charged if more than one year after expiration.|
Common Denial Reasons: Insufficient information
Additional Info1. The agency has an appeal process for a denied application.
2. Permit/license must be posted.