Washington State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Washington Department of Licensing, Cosmetology Program
PO Box 9020
Olympia, Washington 98507-9020
Phone: (360) 664-6626
Fax: (360) 586-1596
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
Home Salons Legal?
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
License expires every 2 years.
You can renew 120 days before your license expires.
There will be a late fee if you don't renew before it expires.
If your license has been expired for more than 1 year, it's canceled and you must reapply.
We consider you unlicensed if your license expires or gets canceled. You can receive a fine for engaging in unlicensed activity.
English and Vietnamese; can request an interpreter
Number Of Hours: n/a
License Renewal: 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.