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State Requirements For New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements

Contact Information:
New Hampshire Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics
2 Industrial Park Dr.
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3608
Fax: (603) 271-8889

License Type Required:

School Hours Required:
300 or 600 apprenticeship hours

Home Salons Legal? Yes must be licensed as a shop

Mobile Salons Legal? No

Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Must have licensure from a state with requirements more stringent than, or equal to New Hampshire’s.

Examination Languages:

Licensing/Ownership Restrictions:
If the owner is not a licensed cosmetologist, barber, or esthetician, must employ a licensed cosmetologist, barber, manicurist, or esthetician as manager.

CEU Required? No
Number Of Hours: n/a
License Renewal: Birth month, odd years

Is Skin Cutting Allowed? n/a

Additional Information:
New Hampshire requires drill certification and only certain bits can be used.

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.

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