Alaska does not have a specific license for manicurist. Instead, they have a Cosmetologist, Esthetician, and Nail Technician license that covers the services provided by a Manicurist. To become a licensed cosmetologist, esthetician or nail technician in Alaska, you will need to meet the following requirements:
Be at least 16 years of age.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Complete a certain number of hours of education and training in a licensed school. The exact number of hours required will depend on the type of license you are seeking, but typically ranges from 1,200 hours for cosmetologist, 600 hours for esthetician and 350 hours for nail technician.
Pass the Alaska state board exam for cosmetologist, esthetician or nail technician.
Renew your license every two years by completing continuing education requirements.
Note: The specific requirements for obtaining a cosmetologist, esthetician or nail technician license in Alaska may change over time, so it’s important to check with the Alaska Board of Barbers and Hairdressers for the most up-to-date information and to confirm the requirements for the specific type of license you are seeking.