Montana Cosmetology Licensing Requirements

Montana: The Treasure State

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

Licenses Available:


Required Hours:
Barber: 2000 Barber School Hours
Cosmetologist: 2000 Beauty School Hours
Electrologist: 600 Electrolysis Training Hours
Esthetician: 650 Esthetics School Hours
Manicurist: 350 Nail School Hours

License Requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.

Granted to out of state applicants if their training is equivalent to or greater than that of Montana.

Montana cosmetology licenses expire every two years on December 31. To renew your license in Montana, the following must be turned into the MT cosmetology board:
- Renewal form
- Fee

MT State Board of Cosmetology Contact Information:
Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
301 South Park, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Fax: (406) 841-2323

Find MT Cosmetology offers you the ability to search for Montana cosmetology schools in your area to find a quality institution that fits your needs. Upon completing your program, you can obtain your state licensure and begin a rewarding career in beauty.