Nebraska Cosmetology Licensing Requirements

Nebraska: The Cornhusker State

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

Licenses Available:

Nail Technician

Required Hours:
Cosmetology: 2100 Beauty School Hours
Esthetician: 600 Esthetics School Hours
Electrologist: 600 Electrolysis Training Hours
Nail Technician: 300 Nail School Hours

License Requirements:
Must be at least 17 years of age.
Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
Must have completed a basic first aid class.

Granted to those applicants who have completed the equivalent or greater than the hours required by Nebraska and have passed a written and practical exam. Additional credit for work experience may be considered.

Nebraska requires eight (8) hours of Continuing Education in order to renew one's license. Four (4) of the eight hours must be Board approved, be related to Cosmetology, and cannot be home study courses. The other four hours do not need to be Board approved, and can be home study courses. To renew your NE license, the following are required:
- Renewal form
- Fee
- Proof of continuing education hour

NE State Board of Cosmetology Contact Information:
State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Regulation and Licensure - Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4986
Phone: (402) 471-2117

Find NE Cosmetology offers you the ability to search for Nebraska 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