District of Columbia Licensing Overview for an Eyebrow Threading Technician

Licensing for an eyebrow threading technician in the District of Columbia is controlled by the The DC Board of Barber & Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for an Eyebrow Threading Technician in District of Columbia

Specific requirements to perform an eyebrow threading 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?

Certified Cosmetologist

Requirements and license preparation for an eyebrow threading technician

To apply for a cosmetologist license in Washington D.C., general requirements are completion of at least 1,500 hours of training through a licensed board-approved cosmetology school. A comprehensive cosmetology program must include the following courses and hours:

Manicuring/pedicuring: 50 hours
Pressing: 100 hours
Wave/styling: 100 hours
Braiding: 35 hours
Shampooing: 40 hours
Permanent wave: 150 hours
Facials/massage: 50 hours
Scalp treatments: 25 hours
Dye and bleach: 100 hours
Haircutting: 100 hours
Hairpieces: 25 hours
Chemical straightening: 225 hours
Electrology: 75 hours
Personal hygiene: 50 hours
Ethics, salesmanship: 25 hours
Courtesy, conduct, D.C. law: 50 hours
Anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, pathology, chemistry, and electricity: 150 hours
Sanitation: 50 hours

What’s the state licensing site for an eyebrow threading technician?

The DC Board of Barber & Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for an eyebrow threading technician?

See training programs

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

All cosmetologist licenses in Washington D.C. expire on April 15 of every even-numbered year.

To renew you license, you must complete a renewal application and at least 6 continuing education credits. Of the 6 required hours, at least 2 must be in health, safety, and/or welfare subjects, while the other 4 must be in general elective courses, such as:

District laws and regulations
Ethics and standards of professional practice
Product knowledge
HIV/AIDS and infectious disease control

What are fees associated with licensing?

Fee of $230 (includes an examination fee of $55, an application fee of $65, and a license fee of $110)


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