Simple Solutions for Your Cosmetology License Needs

Getting or Transferring Your License

4-hour HIV/AIDS Course

If you are moving to Florida, an Initial 4 Hour HIV/AIDS course is required for all out-of-state applicants. This course is also required if applying to reinstate a null-and-void Florida license or registration.

This applies the to following license types:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Nail Specialist
  • Facial Specialist
  • Full Specialist

Renewing Your License: Cosmetology

16-hour Renewal Course

Each renewal period, all licensed cosmetologists and specialist registrations must complete a minimum of 16-hours of Cosmetology Board-Approved continuing education.

This applies the to following license types:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Nail Specialist
  • Facial Specialist
  • Full Specialist

Renewing Your License: Other Registrants

2-hour HIV/AIDS Course

A 2-hour HIV/AIDS update is required for all “Other Registrants” to renew their license. This course must be completed every two years prior to the October 31st renewal deadline.

This applies the to following license types:

  • Hair Braider
  • Hair Wrapper
  • Body Wrapper