Florida Licensing Overview for a Hairdresser

Licensing for a hairdresser in Florida is controlled by the Florida Division of Professions, Board of Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Hairdresser in Florida

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?

1,200 Hours approved training

What’s the state licensing site for a hairdresser?

Florida Division of Professions, Board of 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 by October 31; Group 1 licenses: even-numbered years / Group 2 licenses: odd-numbered years

What are fees associated with licensing?