Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology
2601 N. Third St., PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
Phone: (717) 783-7130
Fax: (717) 705-5540
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
Home Salons Legal?
Yes must meet specific requirements
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Reciprocity with all states except Alabama, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Mississippi, New Jersey, New
Mexico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia; must have two years licensed employment experience.
English, Spanish, and Vietnamese
A licensed nail technician may operate a salon limited to that practice. Booth rentals are prohibited.
Number Of Hours: n/a
License Renewal: Jan. 31, even 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.