New Mexico Licensing Overview for Manicurists and Nail Technicians
Licensing for manicurists and nail technicians in New Mexico is controlled by the The Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.
General Guidelines for Manicurists and Nail Technicians in New Mexico
Specific requirements to perform manicures and nail 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
The New Mexico Board requires you to complete at least 350 hours of practical training and classroom courses to satisfy the licensing requirements.
In manicuring programs, you will take courses including:
New Mexico State Laws and Regulations
Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology
Manicuring and Pedicuring Theory
Manicuring and Pedicuring Anatomy
Products, Materials, Implements
Theory of Massage
Advanced Nail Techniques
Client Consultation and Recommendation
Client Record Keeping and Safety
Salon Business and Retail Sales
Opening a Salon and Business Plan
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?
Renews annually in licensee’s birthday month.
What are fees associated with licensing?
For fees, licensing duration and renewal details check with local governing body.