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State Requirements For Colorado

Colorado State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements

Contact Information:
Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure
1560 Broadway #1350
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: (303) 894-7800
Fax: (303) 894-0364

License Type Required:

School Hours Required:

Home Salons Legal? Yes

Mobile Salons Legal? Yes

Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Must have a valid license from a jurisdiction that imposes licensing requirements substantially equal to or greater than Colorado’s.

Examination Languages:

Licensing/Ownership Restrictions:
Salon must be registered with state’s licensing body.

CEU Required? Yes
Number Of Hours: N/A
License Renewal: March 31, even years

Is Skin Cutting Allowed? n/a

Additional Information:
Minimum Requirements: Applicants for licensure must be at least 16 years of age. Home salons and mobile salons allowed. Home salons and Mobile salons allowed.
Reciprocity: Colorado does not have reciprocity, we have endorsement and everyone who holds an active license in another state may apply for endorsement and everyone is reviewed on an individual basis.

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.
Prohibited can mean:
A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.
The state abides by the FDA guidelines.
Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.

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