California Licensing Overview for a Hairdresser
Licensing for a hairdresser in California is controlled by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.
General Guidelines for a Hairdresser in California
Specific requirements to perform hairdresser services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
Anyone holding a cosmetology license
General requirements for a hairdresser license?
1,600 Hours / 3,200 Apprenticeship + 220 Related Training Hours
What’s the state licensing site for a hairdresser?
What are some training programs available for a hairdresser?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renews every 2 years, in odd-numbered years, by the original licensing date
What are fees associated with licensing?