Apply For Florida Cosmetology License

If you are looking to apply for a Florida cosmetology license or need to renew your cosmetology license in Florida, then we provide additional information below including the types of licenses available, educational hours needed to complete and the FL reciprocity application process. To get started with getting your license you would need to apply at the Florida state board of cosmetology.

Florida Cosmetology Licenses
  • » Cosmetologist
  • » Barber
  • » Electrologist
  • » Hair Braider
  • » Wrapper

Cosmetology License Requirements In Florida
Must be at least 16 years of age and must have received high school diploma or equivalent.

Florida School Hour Requirements
Cosmetologist: 1200 Cosmetology School Hours
Barber: 1200 Barber School Hours
Electrologist: 320 Electrolysis Training Hours
Hair Braider: 2-day Course (16 Hours)
Hair Wrapper: 1-day Course (6 Hours)
Specialist Licenses such as Manicure, Pedicure, Facial, Skin Care, Hair Removal, etc visit their website

Florida Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Florida cosmetology licenses are active for two years. To renew your Florida cosmetology license you need to provide the FL Board of Cosmetology with your renewal fee, proof of continuing education hours and your renewal form.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Florida
Florida grants reciprocity to applicants licensed in another state whose requirements are equal to or greater than Florida's.