Apply For Louisiana Cosmetology License

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

Louisiana Cosmetology Licenses
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Cosmetology License Requirements In Louisiana
Must be at least 16 years of age and must have completed 10th grade at an approved high school. You must also have completed required hours in an approved cosmetology school curriculum. Also you must pass state board examinations and pay fees.

Louisiana School Hour Requirements
Cosmetology: 1500 Hours
Electrologist: 600 Hours (600 Apprenticeship)
Esthetics: 750 Hours
Nail Technology: 500 Hours

Louisiana Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Louisiana renews cosmetology licenses annually and the state requires 16 hours of continuing education to in order to renew your license. To renew your license you need to provide the Louisiana cosmetology board with your renewal form, renewal fee and proof of continuing education hours.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Louisiana
Louisiana grants reciprocity to all applicants who hold a license from all states with requirements that are the same or greater than Louisiana.