Examinations

Note: If you fail to appear for a scheduled exam you will be required to pay a new exam fee unless your failure to appear is caused by emergency or act of God. Please see rules for explanation of what to do if you fail one or both parts of exam.

Locations where exams are given:

Written Exam
Practical Exam

Admission Requirements

Candidate Information Bulletins for Written Exams

Barber Cosmetologist Esthetician Instructor Manicurist/Pedicurist Natural Hair Stylist
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Candidate Information Bulletins for Practical Exams if taking by 9/30/18

Candidate Information Bulletins for Practical Exams if taking 10/1/18 or later

Practical Exam Dates and Locations

Schedule of Exam Dates

Barber
Barber Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Additional Barber Practical Exam Information

Cosmetology
Cosmetology Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Required Additional Services for Cosmetology:
Section 14
Section 18
Additional Cosmetology Practical Exam Information

Esthetics
Esthetics Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Additional Esthetics Practical Exam Information

Instructor
Instructor Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Additional Instructor Practical Exam Information

Manicurist/Nail Tech
Manicurist Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Additional Manicurist/Nail Tech Exam Information

Natural Hair Stylist
Natural Hair Stylist Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin
Additional Natural Hair Stylist Information

Practical Exam Dates and Locations

Schedule of Exam Dates

Sample Test Questions