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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

10-hour Renewal Course

New requirement! For 2020 and 2021 renewals, all licensed cosmetologists and specialist registrations must complete a minimum of 10-hours of Cosmetology Board-Approved continuing education.

This applies the to following license types:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Nail Specialist
  • Facial Specialist
  • Full Specialist

Renewing or Getting Your License: Barbers

2-hour HIV/AIDS Course

A 2-hour HIV/AIDS update is required for all Barbers and Restricted Barbers to renew their license. This course must be completed every two years prior to the July 31st renewal deadline in even years. This course is also approved for out-of-state applicants.

This applies the to following license types:

  • Barber
  • Restricted Barber