Connecticut Cosmetology and Hairdresser License

Connecticut Cosmetology and Hairdresser License

If you want to confirm someone’s license or want to apply for your Connecticut Cosmetology and Hairdresser license, Connecticut cosmetology license lookup will help you. If you are thinking of becoming a cosmetologist or a hairdresser in Connecticut you should meet some requirements and pass some steps.

How do I transfer my cosmetology license to Connecticut?

If you obtain your cosmetology license on the basis of successfully completing a program of education and training in cosmetology or hairdressing and you successfully pass the required exam in another state, you can move to Connecticut and apply for your Connecticut cosmetology and hairdresser license. To apply for your license you should submit the following documents:

  • A license verification form. If you are licensed in more than one state you should fill the form for each state. You can find the license verification form here:
  • If you obtain your license without passing an exam, you should also submit an evidence of experience, which should include:

– A license verification form with at least five years of experience as a licensed professional,
-Feedback from your previous employers,
-A copy of tax returns.

You will need to submit your application online, attach a photo of you and $100 as an application fee.

The other supporting documents you should send to the following address:

Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-7603

What licenses are available for cosmetologists in Connecticut?

There are several types of cosmetology licenses. If you want to be an esthetician or nail technician you will not need to have a license. There is no licensure or certification offered or required for nail technicians or estheticians in Connecticut. But to obtain a CT hairdresser license you should meet the following requirements:

  • You should complete at least the 8th grade.
  • You should successfully complete a course of study of not less than 1,000 hours in a school approved by the Connecticut State Board for Barbers, Hairdressers and Cosmeticians.
  • You should pass the Prometric Licensing Exam.
  • You should pay $100 and apply online through

If you want to be an electrologist you should be a high school graduate. Then complete educational preparation in an electrology school approved by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Electrologists. You will need to pass IBEC/AEA and the following exams:

Then you will need pay $150 and send your notarized application and all the supporting documents (high school transcript, a letter from the school of electrology and IBEC/AEA exam results) send to:

Department of Public Health
Electrologist Licensure
410 Capitol Ave., MS# 12APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: 860-509-7603

To be a tattoo master in Connecticut you will need a license, for which you should apply to the Department of Public Health, Tattoo Technician Licensure.

Do you need a license to wax in CT?

There is no licensure or certification offered or required for an estheticians in Connecticut. So, you don’t need to obtain any kind of license to wax in Connecticut.

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