Electrology Licensure by State

Arkansas

California

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Utah

Vermont

Wisconsin

Arkansas

Arkansas Board of Cosmetology - LE

4815 W. Markham, Slot 8
Little Rock, AR 72205
Ph: 501-682-2168
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Requirements
600 hrs OR 350 hrs AND 1500-hr cosmetology license; Examination
16 yrs; High school or equiv.

California

California Board of Barbering & Cosmetology - LE

2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Ph: 800-952-5210
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Requirements
600 hrs OR 2-yr apprenticeship; Examination
17 yrs; High school or equiv.

Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Public Health Board of Examiners Of Electrologists

P.O. Box 340308
410 Capitol Avenue, MS#12APP
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Ph: 860-509-7603
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 1.0 CEUs for annual license renewal
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Delaware

Delaware Board of Cosmetology & Barbering

861 Silver Lake Blvd
Cannon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904-2467
Ph: 302-744-4500
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Requirements
300 hrs OR 600 hr apprenticeship; Examination
16 yrs; 10th grade or equiv.

District of Columbia

Washington D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Cosmetology

Occupational & Professional Licensing
941 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4259
Ph: 202-442-4400
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination
18 yrs

Florida

Florida Department of Health, Board of Medicine, Electrolysis Council

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-05
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255
Ph: 850-245-4373
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Requirements
320 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 2.0 CEUs every 2 yrs
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Electrology License - RE

PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Ph: 808-586-3000
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Requirements
600 hrs OR 800 hrs apprenticeship by rules/regulations; Examination
18 yrs

Idaho

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 W State St., PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Ph: 208-334-3233
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Requirements
800 hrs. OR 1600 hrs. apprenticeship; Examination: NIC Written & Practical
16 1/2 yrs; 2 yrs High school or equiv.

Illinois

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Division of Professional Regulation

James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph St., Floor 9
Chicago, IL 60601
Ph: 312-814-4500
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 3.0 CEUs every 2 years
18 yrs. High school or GED equiv.

Indiana

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - LE/RE

ATTN: State Board of Cosmetology Examiners
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Ph: 317-234-3031
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Requirements
300 hrs.plus 1500 hrs; Cosmetology License or 700 hrs. Esthetician License; Examination (W&P)
18 yrs.

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health

Lucas Building, 5th Floor
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Ph: 515-281-0254
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Requirements
425 hrs; .6 CEUs biennally
High school or GED equiv.

Kansas

Kansas State Board of Cosmetology

714 S.W. Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603-3722
Ph: 785-296-3155
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Requirements
500 hrs OR 1000 hr apprenticeship; Examination
17 yrs.; High school or GED equiv.

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Electrolysis Examiners - LE

PO Box 82830
Baton Rouge, LA 70884
Ph: 225-763-3502
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Requirements
600 hrs OR 600-hr apprenticeship; Examination; .3 CEUs for instructors annual license renewal; .3 CEUs for licensure
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Maine

Maine Dept. of Health & Human Services

Licensing and Regulatory Services
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Ph: 207-287-5671
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Requirements
Notarized certificate of completion of 600 hrs. in a school of electrology
17 yrs; High school or equiv.

Maryland

Maryland Board of Nursing - Electrology Practice Committee

Deborah Larson, Liaison
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Ph: 410-585-1954
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 2.0 CEUs for biennial license renewal
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure -RE

Board of Registration of Electrologists
1000 Washington St., Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118-6100
Ph: 617-727-9940
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Requirements
1100 hrs; Examination; 1.0 CEUs biennially
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Michigan

Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services - RE

Board of Cosmetology
P.O. Box 30244
Lansing, MI 48909
Ph: 517-373-8068
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Requirements
400 hrs OR 6-mo apprenticeship; Examination
18 yrs; 9th grade or equiv.

Montana

Montana Board of Cosmetologists

301 S Park Ave., 4th Floor
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Ph: 406-444-5711
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

PO Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Ph: 402-471-0185
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination
17 yrs; High school or equiv.

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

1785 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 255
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Ph: 702-486-6542
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Requirements
500 hrs OR 1000-hr apprenticeship; Examination
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services - LE

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
Philbrook Bldg. 121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301-3857
Ph: 603-271-3608; 603-271-3950
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Requirements
1100 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 1.0 CEUs every 2 years for license renewal
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

New Jersey

New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, Advisory Council, Division of Consumer Affairs - LE

Electrologist Advisory Council
124 Halsey Street, PO Box 45041
Newark, NJ 07101
Ph: 973-504-6377
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC & Jurisprudence; 2.0 CEUs every 2 years
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

New Mexico

New Mexico Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

2550 Cerrillos Road
PO Box 25101 (mailing)
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Ph: 505-476-4690
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination
17 yrs; 10th grade or equiv.

North Carolina

North Carolina Board of Electrolysis Examiners

2 Centerview Drive, Suite 60
Greensboro, NC 27407
Ph: 336-856-1010
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 1.0 CEUs annual
21 yrs; High school or equiv.

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Health

600 E Boulevard Ave
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Ph: 701-328-1291/1-800-472-2927
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Requirements
600 hrs; .5 CEUs for annual license renewal; no Examination
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Ohio

Ohio State Medical Board - CT/DCT

30 E. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6127
Ph: 614-466-3934
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Requirements
750 hrs; Examination; 2.5 CEUs for biennial license renewal
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision

PO Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0256
Ph: 405-962-1400
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Requirements
600 hrs internship; Examination: IBEC; 1.0 CEUs every 3 yrs
21 yrs; BS. degree/approved field

Oregon

Oregon Health Licensing Agency - LE

1430 Tandem Ave NE, Ste 180
Salem, OR 97301-1287
Ph: 503-378-8667
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination; 0.8 CEUs each year for annual license renewal
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Board of Examiners of Electrolysis- LE

3 Capitol Hill - # 105
Providence, RI 02908
Ph: 401-222-2827
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Requirements
650 hrs apprenticeship; Examination: IBEC
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Tennessee

Tennessee Health Related Boards - LE/RE

665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Fl
Nashville, TN 37243
Ph: 800-778-4123
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Requirements
600 hrs; Exam:IBEC or Society for Clinical & Medical Hair Removal; 1.0 CEUs annually
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Utah

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing

Cosmetology/Barbering
160 East 300 South - P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-6741
Ph: 801-530-6628
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination; State Req: 14yrs., No HS diploma, Schools Credentialing Agency might req:
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Vermont

Vermont Office of Professional Regulation - LE

89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620
Ph: 802-828-1134
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Requirements
600 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 1.0 CEUs every 2 years
18 yrs; High school or equiv.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing - RE

State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
Ph: 608-266-2112
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Requirements
450 hrs; Examination: IBEC; 1.2 CEUs every 2 years
18 yrs; High school or equiv.


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