Apply For Nebraska Cosmetology License

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

Nebraska Cosmetology Licenses
  • » Cosmetologist
  • » Esthetician
  • » Electrologist
  • » Nail Technician

Cosmetology License Requirements In Nebraska
Must be at least 17 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. You must also complete a basic first aid class.

Nebraska School Hour Requirements
Cosmetology: 2100 Beauty School Hours
Esthetician: 600 Esthetics School Hours
Electrologist: 600 Electrolysis Training Hours
Nail Technician: 300 Nail School Hours

Nebraska Cosmetology License Renewal Process
Nebraska requires eight hours of Continuing Education in order to renew your license. Four of the eight hours must be related to Cosmetology, board approved and cannot be a home study course. The other four hours do not need to be board approved and can be a home study course.To renew your Nebraska license you need to provide your renewal form, renewal fee and proof of continuing education hour.

Cosmetology Reciprocity In Nebraska
Granted to those applicants who have completed the equivalent or greater than the hours required by Nebraska and you also must pass a written exam and a practical exam. Additional credit for work experience may also be considered.