Apply For Massachusetts Cosmetology License

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

Massachusetts Cosmetology Licenses
  • » Cosmetologist
  • » Hairdresser
  • » Aesthetician
  • » Manicurist
  • » Electrologist

Cosmetology License Requirements In Massachusetts
Must be at least 17 years of age and must have at least 10th grade education.

Massachusetts School Hour Requirements
Aesthetician: 300 Esthetics School Hours
Cosmetologist/Hairdresser: 1000 Cosmetology School Hours
Electrologist: 1100 Electrolysis Training Hours (Exams Twice Per Year)
Manicurist: 100 Nail School Hours

Massachusetts Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Massachusetts beauty professionals are required to renew their licenses every two years on the licensees birthday. To renew your license you need to provide your renewal form and renewal fee.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Massachusetts
Applicant holds a current license from another state and has at least a minimum of two years work experience.