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State Requirements For Virginia

Virginia State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements

Contact Information:
Virginia Board for Barbers & Cosmetology
9960 Mayland Dr.
Richmond, Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-8500
Fax: (804) 527-4295

License Type Required:
Nail Technician

School Hours Required:

Home Salons Legal? Yes

Mobile Salons Legal? Yes

Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
1. Completion of an Approved Training Program
* 150 hours in licensed Virginia school; or
* 2,000-hour Registered Apprenticeship (DOLI); or
* Virginia High School Nail Tech Program; or
* Equivalent Out-of-State program* (U.S. Only)
2. Pass written and practical exam

Examination Languages:
All languages offered by testing service for the theory portion; English only for the practical.

Licensing/Ownership Restrictions:
Must have board-issued license, which is non-transferable.

CEU Required? No
Number Of Hours: n/a
License Renewal: Issuance date, very 2 years

Is Skin Cutting Allowed? n/a

Additional Information:

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