Colorado Licensing Overview for Manicurists and Nail Technicians
Licensing for manicurists and nail technicians in Colorado is controlled by the Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure.
General Guidelines for Manicurists and Nail Technicians in Colorado
Specific requirements to perform manicurists and nail technicians 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?
Requirements and license preparation for manicurists and nail technicians
You must complete a program of at least 20 credit hours to become a licensed manicurist, so it is important to ensure that the program you choose meets this requirement. Approved nail technician programs consist of the following subjects:
- Manicuring and pedicuring
- Application of artificial nails
- Laws, rules, and regulation
- Management, ethics, interpersonal skills, and salesmanship
- Disinfection, sanitation, and safe work practices
What’s the state licensing site for manicurists and nail technicians?
What are some training programs available for manicurists and nail technicians?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
All manicurist licenses in Colorado expire on March 31 of even-numbered years
What are fees associated with licensing?