Washington State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Washington Department of Licensing, Cosmetology Program
PO Box 9048
Olympia, Washington 98507
Phone: (360) 664-6626
Fax: (360) 664-2550
License Type Required:
School Hours Required:
Home Salons Legal?
Mobile Salons Legal?
Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
Written and practical NIC exam must be taken after submitting a completed application, provide current verification from licensee’s current state board.
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.