California Licensing Overview for a Wax Technician

Licensing for a wax technician in California is controlled by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Wax Technician in California

Specific requirements to perform wax technician 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?


General requirements for wax technician license required?

At least 16 years old; 10th grade education or equivalent

What’s the state licensing site for wax technician?

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for wax technician?

See training programs

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?