North Carolina State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
1207 Front Street Suite 110
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Phone: (919) 733-4117
Fax: (919) 733-4127
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
Home Salons Legal?
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Must hold current license, taken state-board approved or national exam, and license must be in good standing.
English and Spanish
Number Of Hours: 8, unless 60 years old with 10 years or more experience
License Renewal: Annually
Is Skin Cutting Allowed?
21 NCAC 14H .0121 PROHIBITED PRACTICES
Licensed cosmetologists, estheticians, and manicurists shall not use or possess in a shop any of the following products:
(1) Methyl Methacrylate Liquid Monomer a.k.a. MMA; and
(2) Razor-type callus shavers designed and intended to cut growths of skin such as corns and calluses.