Florida Cosmetology Licensing Requirements

Florida: The Sunshine State

If you are interested in getting your Florida cosmetology license or other beauty license, below is all the information you need to know about getting licensed in the Sunshine State!

Licenses Available:
Hair Braider/Wrapper

Required Hours:
Cosmetologist: 1200 Cosmetology School Hours
Barber: 1200 Barber School Hours
Electrologist: 320 Electrolysis Training Hours
Hair Braider: 2-day Course (16 Hours)
Hair Wrapper: 1-day Course (6 Hours)
Specialist Licenses (Manicure, Pedicure, Facial, Skin Care, Hair Removal, etc): See Web Site

License Requirements:
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Must have received high school diploma or equivalent.

Florida grants reciprocity to applicants licensed in another state whose requirements are equal to or greater than Florida's. 

Florida cosmetology licenses are active for two years. To renew your Florida cosmetology license, the following items are required at the Florida Board of Cosmetology:
- Renewal form
- Fees
- Proof of continuing education hours

FL State Board of Cosmetology Contact Information:
Florida Board of Cosmetology
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Northwood Centre
1940 N. Monroe
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0790
Tel: (850)488-5702
Fax: (850)922-6959

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