Apply For Missouri Cosmetology License

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

Missouri Cosmetology Licenses
  • » Cosmetologist
  • » Esthetician
  • » Manicurist

Cosmetology License Requirements In Missouri
Must 17 be at least years of age and must have at least a 10th grade education or a G.E.D. certificate.

Missouri School Hour Requirements
Cosmetogist: 1500 Beauty School Hours (3000 Apprentice)
Esthetician: 750 Esthetics School Hours
Manicurist: 400 Nail School Hours (780 Apprentice)

Missouri Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Missouri cosmetology licenses expire on September 30 of each odd numbered year. For a barber license, they expire on February 28 of each even numbered year. To renew your license in Missouri you must provide the Missouri cosmetology board with your renewal form and renewal fee.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Missouri
Granted to those individuals whose requirements for licensure are equal to or greater than those of Missouri.