Apply For Georgia Cosmetology License

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

Georgia Cosmetology Licenses
  • » Barber
  • » Cosmetologist
  • » Esthetician
  • » Nail Technician

Cosmetology License Requirements In Georgia
Must be at least 17 years of age and must be of good moral character.

Georgia School Hour Requirements
Barber: 1500 Barber School Hours
Cosmetology: 1500 Cosmetology School Hours
Esthetician: 1000 Esthetician School Hours
Nail Technician: 525 Nail School Hours

Georgia Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Georgia nail technician licenses and esthetician licenses expire on June 30 of odd numbered years. Cosmetology licenses expire on March 31 of even numbered years. To renew licenses applicants must have completed 5 hours of continuing education. To renew your Georgia cosmetology license you need to provide the Georgia Board of Cosmetology with your renewal application, proof of continuing education hours and your renewal fee.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Georgia
Georgia grants reciprocity to applicants without additional exams. Applicants must hold a current license from another state in which the licensing requirements of equal or greater value to Georgia.