Indiana State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Indiana State Board of Cosmetology Examiners
402 W. Washington, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 234-3031
Fax: (317) 233-4236
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
Home Salons Legal?
Yes if requirements are met
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Mus have a valid license in good standing from a jurisdiction that imposes licensing requirements substantially equal to or greater than Indiana's, and upon successful passing of the state's written exam.
English; an English-speaking reader may be used.
Salon owner/manager must have 6 months active experience as a cosmetologist or manicurist.
Number Of Hours: N/A
License Renewal: Every 4 years
Is Skin Cutting Allowed?
Applicants for Cosmetologist and Estheticians must be at least 18 years of age and have at least a 10th grade education or its' equivalent, applicants for a nail technician must be at least 17 years, 6 months of age and have at least an 8th grade education.
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.