Maine State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Maine Board of Barbering & Cosmetology
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone: (207) 624-8579; (207
Fax: (207) 624-8637
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
200 or 400 apprenticeship hours
Home Salons Legal?
Yes Must have license
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Must have a valid license from a state that imposes licensing requirements substantially equal to Maine’s, including state level written practical exams.
The State Board shall waive an exam and grant a license to an applicant who seeks reciprocity, provided that the applicant has a valid license from a State whose requirements are equal to or greater than Maine's.
The written test is available in any language offered by the NIC.
Number Of Hours: N/A
License Renewal: Issuance date, every 2 years
Is Skin Cutting Allowed?
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 directly.