Colorado Licensing Overview for a Hairdresser

Licensing for a hairdresser in Colorado is controlled by the Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Hairdresser in Colorado

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?

40 Credit Hours (1,200 Clock Hours) approved training

What’s the state licensing site for a hairdresser?

Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for a hairdresser?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renew every 2 years, in odd- or even-numbers years, by April 30

What are fees associated with licensing?

$32 fee / $47 reinstate fee